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The stress of immigration and the daily lived experiences of Jordanian immigrant women in the United States. It's essential that you seek treatment for your PTSD as soon as you experience symptoms. By simply experiencing the moment, mindfulness meditation detaches clients from the assumptions, emotional reactions and impulses that can occur when psychological tensions become triggered. In Vietnam veterans, those with strong support systems were less likely to get PTSD than those without social support.

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