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When Healthcare Causes Trauma

Dr Bharathi Vengadasalam, Consultant Psychiatrist & Geriatric Psychiatrist

05-Mar-19 16:00

When Healthcare Causes Trauma

Healthcare is supposed to be healing, but in reality, a medical experience, such as the diagnosis of an illness or a hospital stay, can be very traumatising. Consultant psychiatrist and geriatric psychiatrist Dr Bharathi Vengadasalam explains how medically-induced PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is becoming a greater concern, especially as we are living longer with more chronic medical conditions.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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