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What I don’t do is threaten people.” One of the most common misconceptions about PTSD is that veterans who suffer with it are violent, said Francine Roberts, PsyD, a Marlton, N. Trials are based on past studies and what has been learned in the laboratory. They also interact with other drugs, including some antidepressants (such as Luvox). PTSD symptoms are our normal reaction to near-death experiences. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 60(2), 161-74.

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