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‘This is so unfair’. Preventing perceptions of injustice after a work injury.

Lauren Finestone

A sense of injustice is common among injured workers and can prolong their suffering. What causes it? And how can we prevent it?

Injuries at work aren't just physical setbacks. They can cause emotional suffering and have serious consequences for recovery.  What’s interesting is that a sense of injustice — the feeling that what happened to them was unfair or happened because someone did the wrong thing — is also very common among injured workers.  And this sense of injustice can prolong suffering. It can cause more severe pain, reduce function ...

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