Psychosocial support in rehabilitation after orthopedic injuries.

  title={Psychosocial support in rehabilitation after orthopedic injuries.},
  author={Sari Ponzer and U Molin and S. E. Johansson and B B Bergman and Hans T{\"o}rnkvist},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={48 2},
OBJECTIVE Several studies have shown that psychosocial factors play a significant role in the recovery process after injuries. The aim of this study was to investigate whether psychosocial support would have a beneficial effect on outcome. METHODS A total of 151 patients with orthopedic injuries were randomized into an intervention group and a control group. The intervention group was offered a psychosocial support program during the early phase of rehabilitation. RESULTS One year after the… CONTINUE READING

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