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Are Black Women With Breast Cancer More at Risk for PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among women with breast cancer isn’t rare, but a new study suggests that Black and Asian women have a 50 percent higher chance of being diagnosed with the psychiatric disorder. While the study’s authors admit they aren’t sure why, they hope that understanding how women cope could help improve African-American women’s survival rates, reported WebMD.  


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