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Emotional numbness and diminished interest in significant activities may be difficult concepts to explain to a therapist. This includes war veterans, children, and people who have been through a physical or sexual assault, abuse, accident, disaster, or many other serious events. People with PTSD also experience emotional numbness, sleep disturbances, anxiety, intense guilt, depression, irritability, or outbursts of anger. CBT will include 12 to 16 counseling sessions, occurring weekly or every other week.

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Publisher: After The Storm Publishing, LLC (October 6, 2015)


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