Dr Melita Giummarra: Injury, Compensation and Perceptions of Injustice

A. Richey

Monash University in association with the Transport Accident Commission conducted a study into perceptions of injustice, chronic pain and pain-related disability.

Dr Melita Giummarra said in her presentation for ISCRR that the injury itself may not be bring about a bad outcome, but rather it may be “the way that that person responds to that injury and the beliefs that they hold about that injury.” A systematic review was conducted, looking at chronic pain after road trauma and the role of seeking or receiving compensation. They screened almost 6000 papers to conduct the research, an...

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