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Even though talking about your experiences surrounding the event can cause pain and a resurgence of fear and other uncomfortable feelings, treatment will ultimately bring great relief. Examples of major traumatic events include [ RCPsych and RCGP, 2013 ] Violent personal assault (sexual assault, physical attack, abuse, robbery, mugging). But for African-Americans, this trauma extends beyond what we see on cable news and viral video online, reflecting the everyday challenges Black people face with institutional racism.

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