Chamara A. Wijesinghe

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INTRODUCTION The psychological impact of snakebite on its victims, especially possible late effects, has not been systematically studied. OBJECTIVES To assess delayed somatic symptoms, depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and impairment in functioning, among snakebite victims. METHODS The study had qualitative and quantitative(More)
BACKGROUND Snakebite results in delayed psychological morbidity and negative psycho-social impact. However, psychological support is rarely provided to victims. AIM To assess the effectiveness of a brief intervention which can be provided by non-specialist doctors aimed at reducing psychological morbidity following snakebite envenoming. METHOD In a(More)
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