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The Link Between Traffic Collisions and PTSD

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Many children injured in traffic collisions develop subsequent symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) according to a newly published study from Sweden.[1] As many as one-third of children brought to the emergency department (ED) after sustaining a traffic injury “fulfilled diagnostic criteria” for PTSD after one month, with 23% still showing symptoms three to six months… Continue Reading The Link Between Traffic Collisions and PTSD