THE EFFECTS OF HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING ON THE LIMBIC SYSTEM AND HYPOTHALAMIC PITUITARY ADRENAL AXIS
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AbstractHuman trafficking is a human rights crisis and victims of such crimes deal with life long issues that include anxiety disorders, panic disorders, substance abuse and post traumatic stress disorder. Human trafficking manifests itself in nearly every single country in the world. Sexual and labor trafficking are rampant among nearly every nation, but in this paper I will be looking only at trafficking in the United States, specifically sexual trafficking with female victims and how their experiences changed their limbic system and hypothalamic pituitary axis due to hypersecretion of glucocorticoids.
Degree ProgramHonors College