When Healthcare Causes Trauma
Dr Bharathi Vengadasalam, Consultant Psychiatrist & Geriatric Psychiatrist
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Healthcare is supposed to be healing, but in reality, a medical experience, such as the diagnosis of an illness or a hospital stay, can be very traumatising. Consultant psychiatrist and geriatric psychiatrist Dr Bharathi Vengadasalam explains how medically-induced PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is becoming a greater concern, especially as we are living longer with more chronic medical conditions.
Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek
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Categories: Health Policy, Diseases and Conditions, Mental Health, Healthy Living, Fitness, Science, Medical Innovation and Technology
Tags: PTSD, trauma, ICU, stress, Health and Living, Bigger Picture,