Effect of Crime & Trauma
Crime victimization can affect people in a variety of ways. In addition to experiencing grief and loss due to the changes caused by crime, many people also experience anxiety, anger, difficulty making decisions, sleep troubles, relationship conflicts, and other effects.
It is quite normal to experience strong feelings and effects after experiencing crime victimization.
Explore the pages below for information on the effects of crime and trauma:
- Psychological Effects of Crime and Trauma: An overview of the psychological experience of crime and trauma.
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An overview of the mental health diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Grief and Victims of Crime: Information about grief related to crime victimization.
The Center for Victims' Services is able to help you or your loved ones heal from this experience and move forward. Please call 503-846-3020 to schedule an appointment or for further information.