A public transport accident Monmouthshire can be a terrifying and life changing experience.
The injuries sustained can be terrible, and the impact they have on you can be worse still. If you are injured in a crash on a bus, train or coach, you may assume that the physical damage you have been put through is the worst you have to deal with.
But when you are injured badly in an accident that was not your fault, the effect on your life, your confidence, your independence and your relationships can have a huge psychological cost.
Depression after a public transport accident in Monmouthshire
Depression strikes a large percentage of the population, and you do not need any family or personal history with mental health disorders to be affected.
When a public transport accident in Monmouthshire forces you to be stuck at home for large periods of time, only leaving to attend hospital or physiotherapy appointments, you can feel like a shadow of your former self. This damage to your confidence can eat away at you, and lead to you suffering from low moods, and depression-based mental health conditions.
Signs of depression
If you find yourself struggling to come to terms with what has happened, you should look out for signs of depression. It is also important to ask your loved ones to do the same, as the sings are not always easy to spot yourself. If you start to suffer from mood swings, and your temper is shorter than is usual, then it is worth seeking medical advice.
Feeling like everything is too much to handle, struggling with motivation and concentration, unexplained bursts of emotion and fear of rejection or abandonment are also early signs of depression. There are ways to spot these signs. For example, if you have three or four books you have started reading and not completed, or you cannot focus on a single television show for its entirety, this may be because you are struggling to concentrate fully.
Depression is a scary and debilitating condition. Although there are many services that provide assistance and care, it often takes a drastic change in your personal situation to help you begin the road to recovery. Claiming compensation after a public transport accident in Monmouthshire can bring valuable closure and validation that the accident you were a victim of was not your fault.
Call Accident Advice Helpline today
Do not wait for the repercussions of your injury to send you into a spiral of depression and anxiety. Call Accident Advice Helpline today from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 or free from your landline on 0800 689 0500 to find out if you can make a claim for compensation.
Date Published: 15th July 2015
Author: David Brown