Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.809**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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Major Scope

  •  Genetics
  •  Women’s Health Care
  •  Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  •  Forensic and Legal Medicine
  •  Urology Cases
  •  Infectious Disease
  •  Pathology
  •  Veterinary Sciences

Abstract

Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2023;8(1):2449.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.2449

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Work Capacity: A Case Report

Valença AM1*, de Almeida LR2, de Borba TL3, França Alexandre MF4, da Silva AG5,6 and Nardi AE7

1Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil
2Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3Hospital of Clinics of Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
4University of Pernambuco, Brazil
5Department of Molecular Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
6University of Porto, Portugal
7Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

*Correspondance to: Alexandre Martins Valença 

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Abstract:

The article reports the case of a patient with posttraumatic stress disorder who underwent forensic psychiatric examination to assess her work capacity. The examiner concluded that based on the severity of the case, the patient was unfit to work. Forensic psychiatric examination is extremely important to guarantee the individual’s rights. A detailed study of the case with a complete history and psychopathological examination are essential for a proper assessment.

Keywords:

Assessment; Capacity; Anxiety disorder; Stress

Cite the Article:

Valença AM, de Almeida LR, de Borba TL, França Alexandre MF, da Silva AG, Nardi AE. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Work Capacity: A Case Report. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2023; 8: 2449.

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