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For more information on the treatment of PTSD, check out the website for the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Patients may not recognize the link between their symptoms and an experienced traumatic event; patients may be unwilling to disclose the event; or the presentation may be obscured by depression, substance abuse, or other comorbidities. 8 Direct, empathic, and nonjudgmental questioning is recommended when physicians take a patient history.

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Publisher: TamaRe House (October 16, 2010)

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