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Traumatic Injuries Can Lead To Higher Mental Health Issues

Excerpt from a recent study: “Patients who suffer traumatic injuries are at significant risk of admissions to hospital with mental health diagnoses in the years after their injury and of having high suicide rates during this period.”

The study goes on to state that: “Major trauma was associated with a 40% increased rate of hospital admission for 1 or more mental health diagnoses” and The most common mental health diagnoses were alcohol abuse, other drug abuse disorders”

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