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Amanda Knox writes about suffering a prison flashback panic attack that was triggered by a kidney infection

Amanda Knox writes about suffering a prison flashback panic attack that was triggered by a kidney infection

  • In her latest column for the West Seattle Herald, Amanda Knox writes about how she suffered a ‘baby panic attack’ during a recent kidney infection
  • She says the physical pain brought back psychological scars suffered during her nearly four years behind bars in an Italian prison 
  • Knox was initially convicted in the 2007 murder of her British roommate in Italy, but was acquitted and released in 2011 
  • She now lives and works in Seattle, Washington  

Amanda Knox has written about the time she recently suffered a case of PTSD induced by a kidney infection. 

The 28-year-old who spent almost four years in an Italian prison after being convicted in the murder of her British roommate while studying abroad, detailed her ‘baby panic attack’ in her latest column for the West Seattle Herald

The Seattle, Washington native was acquitted and allowed to return to the U.S. in 2011, but she says her imprisonment still haunts her in minor illnesses and every day occurrences like waiting in line at the grocery store.

For nearly four years, Knox was imprisoned in Perugia, Italy, after an Italian jury initia...

For nearly four years, Knox was imprisoned in Perugia, Italy, after an Italian jury initia…


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3559710/Amanda-Knox-writes-suffering-prison-flashback-panic-attack-triggered-kidney-infection.html#ixzz47I9G3PKb
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