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It’s been well-documented that individuals living in violent neighborhoods or who are subjected to discrimination express many symptoms of PTSD. In PTSD, a witness or victim of a terrible event or tragedy is so haunted by memories of the event that personal health and personality is affected. Be aware that not all people with PTSD will need accommodations to perform their jobs and many others may only need a few accommodations. Social support is essential to recovery long after you leave your chosen luxury rehab program for PTSD.

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