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Can You Get PTSD From a Car Accident?

By Eugene Bruno on May 5, 2021

PTSD is a type of anxiety disorder that can occur after a person experiences a traumatic event or serious injury. It can occur in about half of all people who are injured in car accidents. PTSD may adversely affect your overall recovery following a car accident. Without treatment, PTSD can make it difficult to return to your regular activities of daily living. A PTSD diagnosis must be made by a physician based on specific behaviors or symptoms, including:

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