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It can profoundly affect their basic assumption that the world is a safe and predictable place, leaving them feeling alienated and distrustful, or else anxiously clinging to those closest to them. Primary health care staff are also warned against certain popular treatments. It is incumbent on health care agencies that will be treating a refugee population to employ members of the refugee community and to look to them for guidance in their approach to the community.

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Publisher: Pamela V. Church (September 1, 2007)

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