The devastating emotions go away over time with most people who are in an accident. Those feelings often don’t go away or they get deeper. They can change how you think and how you behave. Strong feelings which stay with you for a long time and interfere with daily life are signs of post-traumatic stress. Accidents can cause psychological and emotional stress.

Some risk factors can increase the likelihood after an accident  is post-traumatic stress. Those include: a traumatic experience like an invasion, terrorist attack, another car accidents or the natural catastrophe can be part of it.

To be the first response to stressful circumstances. This involves police, paramedics and emergency staff.

•             Stress, fear or another mental illness are underlying.

•             If this incident endangered life.

•             When someone was injured by the collision.

•             How much help you get after the crash.

 If you experience post-traumatic stress after a car accident, you may have any of the following problems:

Road to better well being :

There are things you should do after an incident to deal with your feelings.

Speak with colleagues, relatives, or advisors. Check out the incident info. Say how you were thinking, feeling, and behaving at and in the days following the incident.

Exercise sometimes.

 Participate in sports you have not suffered any injuries in the accident. The family practitioner will help you understand how healthy you can be.

Track your family physician.

If required, your physician can refer you to other health professionals. He or she will monitor and prescribe any appropriate medication. You should refer yourself to a specialist in mental wellbeing or therapy to improve your emotions function.

Seek returning to everyday practices and events.

Car accidents make it impossible to control what other people do. Try returning to your regular activities is necessary. It’s part of recovery even though at first, you’re uncomfortably or afraid.

Learn to be a driver of defense.

By practicing safe driving you will reduce the chances of potential car accidents or injuries. Wear your seat belt and always drive carefully, avoid distractions. These involve food, telephone conversation or email. If you’re tired, stop driving. Never drive, whether your decision is affected by alcohol or drugs or medications.

There are also long-term consequences for a individual and 1 in 3 children suffering from trauma after car accidents. Driver statistics are not far from this figure. The damage will last up to a year the effect often lasts longer.

Treatment expenses can be high and this is why many drivers sue the individual responsible for the car accidents.


  • Jamie Brown



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