Conversano, C., Lensi, .E, Testi, C., Gremigni, P. (2010). The Burn Patient: Factors Associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Directions for Intervention. (Abstract only.) Rivista di Psichiatria. 45(4):221-33.
The authors performed a review of studies on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in burn patients to identify variables that contributed to the development of PTSD in this population. They recommend assessing burn patients for psychological trauma as part of their overall care.