Iris the Dragon
Psychological Effects of Physical Injuries Tip Sheet
How did you feel mentally and emotionally the last time that you were physically injured? If you’re like most people, you probably had emotions like disappointment, frustration, anger, and despair. Physically injuries disrupts our lives in serious ways, and can make our usual coping skills suddenly unavailable to us.
This tip sheet explores common feelings you may experience and how to take care of both your body and your mind while you’re recovering from an injury.