Mental Findings in Trauma Victims

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CAN İ. Ö., Demiroglu Uyaniker Z., Ulas H., Karabag G., CİMİLLİ H. C., Salacin S.

NOROPSIKIYATRI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY, vol.50, no.3, pp.230-236, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/npa.y6242
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.230-236
  • Keywords: Physical trauma, psychological trauma, medico-legal evaluation, violence, POSTTRAUMATIC-STRESS-DISORDER, NONDOMESTIC VIOLENCE, PTSD, ANXIETY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: In medico-legal evaluation of trauma patients, the bio-psychological effects of the trauma and the severity of the injuries require to be evaluated. In this study, assuming the fact that psychiatric assessment are not taken into consideration in physical trauma cases, we have planned to bring up the presence of psychological trauma in our medico-legally evaluated patients due to different types of traumas and review the mental findings and diagnoses in trauma victims.