Injuries, no matter how they are caused or even how intense the injury is can be devastating to the person being injured.
Learning how to cope with the emotional stress of an injury is an important milestone to recovery. No one is going to suggest that it is an easy process, or that its a linear one- learning coping strategies will come, they may not be good strategies (drinking helps you cope in the very short term – hinders your recovery in the slightly longer short- medium and long term though) but you will develop strategies. This article will give you a bit of a background as to what emotional stress is a later article will have a few tips for coping with it. […]