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Should I talk to my doctor about my emotional trauma?

You cannot count on emotional trauma going away without treatment. Further, attempts to try to confront your traumatic memories without the help or secure setting provided by a professional can be dangerous to your mental health. If you feel like your emotional trauma is not improving, you should seek professional assistance.

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