According to a study published in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association, a life-threatening accident has an increased risk of developing mental illness after being injured.
A team of researchers from the Queen's University of Canada surveyed 19,000 patients in the province of Ontario, of which 70.7% were men, 82.6% lived in urban areas and 89% were traumatized accidenthow to car accident or Falls.
From this study it appears that after an accident people have been injured 40% more to be hospitalized for "at least one diagnosis of mental health," says Dr. Christopher Evans
These are young people under the age of 18 years and men living in rural areas of low socioeconomic status and having surgical intervention associated with these conditions. serious injuries who have the highest risk of mental illness due to trauma.
mental disorders Participants and participants were mostly involved with alcohol or drug use and / or depression.
The study also reveals high suicide rates: 70 suicides per 100,000 patients were recorded for 11,5 suicides per 100,000 non-life-threatening patients.
Authors are very important psychological cells should be introduced for all victims of personal injury, with particular attention children.