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Research: Exposure to shooting videos can cause PTSD-like trauma

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Published on Sep 23, 2016

Videos of police officers shooting African American men often go viral and are replayed over and over again in the media. Can these cases of violence against a minority community by police have a negative impact on people’s mental health? Dr. Monnica Williams, professor at the University of Louisville and columnist for Psychology Today, joins RT America’s Manila Chan and says that videos of police brutality can contribute to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in individuals.

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