Trauma and the self: A story from the NHS

Trauma may show up as chronic anxiety, as it does in this fascinating case study written by the London GP Dr Jonathon Tomlinson.

Up until June 14th 2004 Joe was a consultant anaesthetist at a London teaching hospital. That day at work, during an operation he had a panic attack. He froze and as if in a trance, walked out of the operating theatre. The patient suffered serious harm and Joe was suspended from work and struck off the medical register.

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