A Quick Guide to the Psychological Effects of Catastrophic Injuries
Catastrophic injuries result in significant physical harm and long-term effects on the victim’s life. They can cause permanent disabilities, require intensive medical care, and even lead to death. But while the physical effects of catastrophic injuries are well-known, the psychological impact they can have is often overlooked. This article provides a quick guide to the psychological […]
Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Considered a Catastrophic Injury?
The frequency of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, amongst soldiers who have returned from combat has attracted tremendous attention. However, PTSD can also be an issue for those who work in highly stressful environments, first responders who deal with stressful or violent events, and anybody who witnesses a severe accident. It can be terrifying when […]