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Prolongation of disability after a psychological traumatic reaction.
Occupational health and safety symposia. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-136, 1976 Feb; :163-170
Types and subtypes of persistent post-traumatic disability which is not accounted for by a persisting physical defect, also known as traumatic neurosis, as reviewed. Diagnoses for these neuroses according to whether the predominant factors are preexisting, traumatic or post-traumatic are tabulated. Details are given as to the treatment and prevention of these conditions. Rehabilitation should be attempted before proceeding with individual or group psychotherapy.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-75-0033; Mental-disorders; Handicaps; Impairment; Injuries; Occupational-accidents; Medical-treatment; Diagnostic-tests; Psychological-disorders; Psychological-stress
Occupational health and safety symposia
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