The invisible scar

A set of collaborative studies between the unit of Clinical and Health Psychology (prof. Martin Soelch), the University Hospital Zurich, the University of Salzburg (Austria) and the Kurume University School of Medicine (Japan) indicate that the experience of a traumatic event, such as a serious accident, is associated with long-term changes in the biopsychological responses to stress, motivation and affective learning. The changes are present even 10 years after the trauma.

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