It’s no surprise that being the victim of a crime is a harrowing experience. Due to its nature, burglary can be one of the most traumatic, as it involves a severe invasion of one’s private space. Depending on the exact circumstances, the psychological effects can be deep-rooted and long-term.
Home security company Verisure interviewed 500 victims of crime in order to better understand the psychological effects of burglary. Specifically, they looked into how the burglary occurred and the feelings victims have after a burglary, including how children feel and react to being victims of this crime.