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How can I identify and assess my stressors to help with my dystonia?

Individuals with dystonia may be at increased risk for depression and anxiety disorders, so there may be value in being evaluated by a mental health professional with expertise in chronic illness and/or stress reduction. Working with qualified professionals can help identify sources of stress and anxiety and develop strategies to manage stress more effectively.

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