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Traumatic Injury Lingers Long After Wounds Heal

In a study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing that was recently published in Injury, Tammy Jiang's co-authors and her examined how urban Black men described their emotional responses in the three months after acute traumatic injury. They talked with men asking them to describe their recovery and found that emotional responses to injuries are affected by whether the injury was intentional (for example, a violent assault) or unintentional (for example, a car crash).

 

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