Muhammad Shafiq Khan, Ihsanullah Mahsud


Musculo skeletal trauma and depression are closely associated, and it’s difficult to say which one precedes the other. Patients with prolonged history of social activity loss like job insecurity, loss of academic year or inability to take part in sport’s mega event due injury can lead to depression in many of them. On the other hand person having depression symptoms are more prone to trauma and accidents. Moderate to severe depression up to 45% has been reported in patients with musculo skeletal trauma.


Depression; Patients; Trauma; Pain; Activity loss; Analgesics.

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