Impact of psychiatric morbidity on quality of life after motor vehicle accident at 1-month follow up
Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2009
© 2009 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2009 Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Volume 63, Issue 2, pages 235–237, April 2009
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Matsuoka, Y., Nishi, D., Nakajima, S., Yonemoto, N., Noguchi, H., Otomo, Y. and Kim, Y. (2009), Impact of psychiatric morbidity on quality of life after motor vehicle accident at 1-month follow up. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 63: 235–237. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1819.2009.01928.x
- Issue online: 20 MAR 2009
- Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2009
- Received 9 April 2008; revised 7 November 2008; accepted 10 November 2008.
- psychiatric morbidity;
- quality of life
The aim of the present study was to investigate the development of, prediction of, protection against, and the course of psychological distress and well-being in a sample of patients with motor vehicle accident-related injuries, in a cohort study. In a secondary analysis, the question of whether psychiatric morbidity was associated with quality of life in 95 injured patients after motor vehicle accident at 1-month follow up, was investigated. Results indicated that psychiatric morbidity has an adverse effect on quality of life.