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Psychological First Aid May Reduce PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that may develop among survivors who experience or witness mass catastrophes, such as the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. PTSD symptoms can include persistent fearful thoughts, haunting memories, sleep disorders or nightmares, heightened startle reactions, and feeling numb or detached from loved ones. The prevalence of […]

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