According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association, there is a high risk of developing mental illness after a life-threatening accident.
Researchers at Queen's University in Canada surveyed 19,000 patients in Ontario, 70.7% of them men, 82.6% in urban areas, and 89% in injuries. accident accidentkind of car accidents or Falls.
The result of the study was the wounded people 40% details According to Dr. Christopher Evans, "at least one diagnosis of mental illness" should be included.
These are young people under the age of 18, and those living in rural areas with a low socio-economic status that is subject to surgical interventions. serious injuries they are at risk of developing malignant mental illnesses.
The mental disorders Participants and participants were mostly involved in alcohol or drug abuse and / or depression.
The study also found a high level of self-suicide: 70 suicides were registered for 100,000 patients, living in 11,5 suicides per 100,000 people.
This is very important for the authors psychological cells with special emphasis on all those affected by traumatic injuries children.