Oct 072022

The global traffic violence pandemic that claims over a million lives every year is also spawning a devastating global mental health crisis that could itself be making traffic violence trends worse — and researchers say policymakers must do more to prevent car crashes and the psychological impacts that often follow them.
As part of a comprehensive literature review of 20 years’ worth of peer-reviewed studies from around the world, a team of Brazilian researchers found that road users are at significantly increased risk of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety after surviving motor vehicle collisions — and those who experience more serious crashes experience more serious psychological impacts as well.
That might not seem surprising, given that researchers have…

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