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Ghafoori, B., Hansen, M. C., Garibay, E., & Korosteleva, O. (2017). Feasibility of Training Frontline Therapists in Prolonged Exposure: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Treatment of Complex Trauma in Diverse Victims of Crime and Violence. The Journal of nervous and mental disease205(4), 283–293.

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