Blasey Ford On Effects Of Alleged Assault: Anxiety, Phobia, PTSD-Like Symptoms

Christine Blasey Ford on Thursday described the effects Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault had on her: “I think that the sequelae of sexual assault varies by person,” she said. “For me, personally, anxiety, phobia, and ptsd-like symptoms are the types of things that I have been coping with. More specifically, Claustrophobia, panic, and that type of thing.”

Her claustrophobia, Blasey Ford said, was the reason she insisted her home have two front doors.

She added that, in college, she “had a very hard time, more so than others, forming new friendships, and especially friendships with boys, and I had academic problems.”

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