The Trauma Bond, Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Abusers
© 2017 Rhonda Freeman, PhD | All Rights Reserved
You probably know that the “trauma bond” is a complex process when we look at the neuroscience behind it. On the surface, it is the abused, bonding, connecting, siding or sacrificing self for the abuser. The abuser has set up these dynamics by the very behaviors and cycle of abuse.
In this video, I take a small component of the neurobiology of the trauma bond by focusing on the neuropeptide oxytocin.
© Rhonda Freeman, PhD | Clinical Neuropsychologist