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This is a form of treatment that focuses on correcting the PTSD sufferer's painful and intrusive patterns of behavior and thought by teaching him or her relaxation techniques, and examining (and challenging) his or her mental processes. I spent the day contacting long distance carriers, talking to friends about long distance carriers, and at one point, totally exhausted, I had to take a nap. The symptoms of this disease can manifest about three months after the traumatic event happened, but can lie dormant until years after the event.

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Publisher: SAGE Publications; 1st edition (October 6, 1992)

ISBN: 080398409X

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