Confronting posttraumatic stress disorder

@article{Fagan2004ConfrontingPS,
  title={Confronting posttraumatic stress disorder},
  author={N. Fagan and Kathleen Freme},
  journal={Nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={52–53}
}
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