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ERIC Number: EJ861776
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1328-4207
Coping Strategies during Hospitalisation and Recovery Following Motor Vehicle Trauma: A Personal Account
Denholm, Carey John
Clinical Psychologist, v13 n3 p116-121 Nov 2009
Described in this paper are the multiple injuries the author sustained as a result of a serious motor vehicle accident 5 years previously and the subsequent surgical and medical treatment. Also described are the different coping and adaptive skills he utilised during and after hospitalisation and how the nature of surgical and medical intervention and nursing practices affected their usefulness and effectiveness. Recommendations for psychologists when engaging with hospital patients facing similar treatments are provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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