Having a road accident is traumatic and may leave a long lasting negative impact on psyche. The person who encounters the situation may take too long to get stabilized. Moreover, if the accident has resulted into loss of life, sometimes it may leave an everlasting impression on brain.
Psychological problems that may take place after an accident:
There may be numerous kinds of feedbacks that may come from the person who has been affected. Here are a few examples
The subject may have memory problem, even he may become unable to recall certain things about the accident.
They may lose the tolerance even against small things happening around them and may get irritated.
Fearfulness may surround the person and he may feel insecure all the time. A continuous feeling of fear may capture his personality.
Disappointment, sadness, Depression and guilt may ruin the life.
Flashbacks of accidents may make the life of such person miserable.
High level of stress may disturb the daily life and it can result into some physical problems such as high blood pressure.
Having hard time falling asleep, staying awake, staying asleep, feeling disassociated, feeling difficulty in feeling love and other emotions and others.
How To Overcome?
Hold affection to yourself:
The very first thing you should do is taking good care of yourself. You are a true helper of yourself in this regard. Try to get out of the situation. Take balanced diet and proper care of yourself. Don’t deny yourself and avoid disbelief. Tell yourself that everything is fine now and things are never going to be the same.
Ask for Assistance:
Do not hesitate and ask for assistance when you need from your family and friends. Ask them to spend quality time with you so that you may not feel alone and helpless.
Do not ignore your physical condition:
While getting so much into it mentally, don’t neglect your physical condition. It might bring you to the worse condition which may become more problematic and difficult to handle. Taking more stress on your brain can bring worst physical conditions to you.
Take proper medicines, prescribed by some good therapist for the disorder you are suffering from.
Do not abuse medicines:
Over dosage of medicines may cause severe harmful reactions to you. Avoid taking extra dosage or intoxicated medicines. Also avoid taking drugs. For the time being they may cure you but later on they will definitely leave harmful impact on your brain and body.
Keep in mind that the situations will change:
Time never remains the same. Keep in your mind that the situation will be changed and the things will become absolutely normal.
Know your mental condition:
It is important for you to know your mental state and if you find yourself doing things which are not normal and the period lasts longer, immediately consult some good psychiatrist. A few sessions with a good psychotherapist may prove helpful.
Talk about it:
Never hesitate while talking about it. Keep talking about the incident to your close friends and family members so that they may assist you in forgetting the thing and may help you in spending contemporary life in a good manner.
Try to stay active physically. If possible, go outside and do exercises, recreation and spend quality time with friends. Yourself care the most useful and powerful tool to bring yourself back and to get out of the trauma.