Mental health following traumatic physical injury: An integrative literature review

Taneal Wiseman, Kim FOSTER, Kate Curtis

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Abstract

To investigate the state of knowledge on the relationship between physical trauma and mental health in patients admitted to hospital with traumatic physical injury. Background: Adults who sustain traumatic physical injury can experience a range of mental health problems related to the injury and subsequent changes in physical health and function. However early screening and identification of mental health problems after traumatic physical injury is inconsistent and not routine during the hospital admission process for the physically injured patient.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1383-1390
Number of pages8
JournalInjury
Volume44
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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