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Other enterprises are now more exposed, such as night open convenience stores, where the number of armed robberies annually in Norway is close to 100 compared with banks and postal offices where the number is less than 10 (Robert Lalla, National Police Directorate Norway, personal communication). Health care workers confronted with the aftermath of violence or natural disaster can also develop PTSD. She may avoid intimacy for fear of pregnancy. This attempt at stoicism comes at a price. Often, substance abuse can actually worsen PTSD symptoms.

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