Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences
- Melanie Duckworth, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
- Tony Iezzi, London Health Sciences Center, Ontario, Canada
- William O'Donohue, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
This book is a comprehensive review of the motor vehicle collision (MVC) experience and includes chapters relevant to the assessment and treatment of multiple consequences of MVC involvement, including medical, psychosocial, and legal difficulties. The book is designed to be accessible to both clinicians and researchers interested in the study of MVCs and in the management of MVC-related problems. The aim of this book is to capture the MVC experience from a multidisciplinary perspective, This book will serve as a necessary reference for physicians, rehabilitation specialists, allied medical professionals, psychologists, and lawyers.View full description
Clinicians and researchers interested in the study of motor vehicle collisions and in the management of related problems. Physicians, rehabilitation specialists, allied medical professionals, psychologists, psychiatrists and lawyers who have experience with motor vehicle collisions.
- Published: May 2008
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-08-045048-3
Motor Vehicle Collisions by Duckworth, Iezzi, and O’Donohue (2008) is an excellent book that deserves to be studied by all students and workers in the field, whether in psychology or a related mental health profession.
-Psychol. Inj. and Law (2009) 2:89–92
Table of ContentsSection I The Scope and Significance of Motor Vehicle Collisions1. Introduction to Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal ConsequencesMelanie P. Duckworth, Tony Iezzi, William T. O’Donohue2. The Prevalence and Impact of Motor Vehicle CollisionsTed Miller3. Predictors of Motor Vehicle CollisionsGraham HoleSection II Managing the Immediate Motor Vehicle Collision Aftermath4. Assessment of Acute Pain, Physical Injury, and Disability Consequent to Motor Vehicle CollisionsMurray Girotti and Neil Parry5. Treatment of Acute Pain, Physical Injury, and Disability Consequent to Motor Vehicle CollisionsDavid B. Hoyt6. Emergency Room Trauma: The Immediate Aftermath of Motor Vehicle CollisionsTherese S. Richmond7. Acute Stress Disorder Consequent to Motor Vehicle CollisionsRichard A. BryantSection III Managing the Consequences of Motor Vehicle Collisions in the Primary Care Setting8. Normalizing Experiences of Acute Pain and Injury-Related ImpairmentKeith Sequeira9. Normalizing Emotional DistressMichael Lewandowski10. Managing Primary Care Costs: Medical and Psychological Cost-OffsetWilliam T. O’DonohueSection IV Chronic Physical and Psychological Consequences of Motor Vehicle Collisions11. Assessment of Patients with Whiplash Associated DisordersDennis Turk and James Robinson12. Treatment of Chronic Pain Consequent to Motor Vehicle CollisionsRobert J. Gatchel13. Neuropathology and Severity of Traumatic Brain Injury Consequent to a Motor Vehicle CollisionsH. Julia Hannay14. Cognitive Impairment Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Grant Iverson15. Psychological Conditions Associated with Motor Vehicle CollisionsMeaghan O’Donnell and Mark Creamer16. Assessment of PTSD Consequent to Motor Vehicle CollisionsMelanie P. Duckworth17. Treatment of PTSD Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Edward J. Hickling and Eric Kuhn18. Driving Phobia Associated with Motor Vehicle CollisionsJoanne TaylorSection V Medical-Legal Issues Associated with Motor Vehicle Collisions19. Medical-Legal Issues: A Legal PerspectiveStephen Schenke20. Medical-Legal Issues: A Medical PerspectiveNathan D. Zasler and Michael F. Martelli21. Medical-Legal Issues: A Psychological PerspectiveTony Iezzi22. Medical-Legal. Issues: A Patient’s PerspectiveMelanie P. Duckworth and Tony IezziSection VI Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions23. Current Status and Future Directions in the Study of Motor Vehicle Collisions and the Associated Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal ConsequencesTony Iezzi, Melanie P. Duckworth, and William T. O’Donohue