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A helpful approach is to coordinate patient care using a primary care-based collaborative care approach that includes care management, as these approaches have been shown to be useful in the management of depression, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, and other conditions [68]. People may have symptoms after a traumatic event but not have PTSD - the feelings may include fear and anxiety, as well as a lack of concentration, sadness and changes in sleeping and eating habits. TAT: It is certainly possible for in offender to dissociate a memory.

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Publisher: New Harbinger Publications (January 2, 2009)

ISBN: 1572245441

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