- General Psychiatric Damage – £1,000 – £96,000
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – £3,000 – £84,000
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder have symptoms, such as increased breathing and pulse rate, anger management problems, difficulty in sleeping and easily startled are displayed after experiencing a distressing event. Less severe cases (£3,000 – £6,000) will result in a full recovery within two years. Moderate cases (£6,000 – £19,000) will result in some continued symptoms, however they will not have a significant impact on the injured persons day to day life. Moderately severe cases (£19,000 – £50,000) will result in some, but not complete, recovery with professional help. Severe cases (£50,000 – £84,000) are permanent and will have a significant impact on the persons day to day life.
General Psychiatric Damage
General Psychiatric Damage can be caused by the death of a close relative or abuse by someone the affected person trusts. Less severe cases (£1,000 – £4,000) can affect day to day activities such as sleep, however recovery is generally expected. Moderate cases (£4,000 – £15,000) can have an significant impact on the injured persons life leaving them feel vulnerable and affecting their relationships with family and friends. However, improvement is likely. Severe cases (£45,000 – £96,000) will result in noticeable problems in the injured persons work and social life and will also affect their relationship with family, friends and other people they come into contact with. There is little prospect of a recovery.
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