Prolongation of Disability After a Psychological Traumatic Reaction.
NIOSH 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, Division of Technical Services, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio