The main findings and quotes from the study:avoided participant described overwhelming distress social occasions and reported loss of confidence and insomnia. ‘I went into a dark room and had in bed with the blankets over their head began for a week. ‘. ‘I drank, I would go to bed 6.00 at night. Waking at 2:00 in the morning and stay awake ‘ ‘I was just this constant dull depressive type of feeling – it’s like being dead. Topic whistleblowing) ‘I had panic attacks and hyperventilating and pacing like an absolute lunatic. Subject) ‘I was hyper – vigilant. I tried to look at every possible way that I might be adjusted slightly. ‘ ‘I practiced defensive management.

‘I wonder what effect it had on me, I always find out ways of dealing with the problem. ‘. . ‘I had nightmares all the time the worst the worst, I would only see this man again and again, as soon as I closed my eyes. Whistleblower) ‘What makes this study us from our previous studies is that it is the severity and duration the emotional stress these women highlights experienced, ‘says co – author Professor Debra Jackson from the Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at the University of Technology. Continue Reading