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For Yazidi refugees in Canada with PTSD, family reunification is essential, says doctor (CBC)

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Dec. 4, 2018

As It Happens with Carol Off and Jeff Douglas

The post-traumatic stress disorder that some Yazidi refugees are struggling with here in Canada is so intense, it’s triggering non-epileptic seizures. Dr. Annalee Coakley. a medical director with Calgary’s Mosaic Refugee Health Clinic, is urging the Canadian government to resettle their family members.

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