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  • Mental Health Assessment

    ChiefBacker | August 1, 2017 - 11:57 PM Back Surgery

    When I went in for my artificial disc implant, they required me to go through a mental health assessment.  I had to take a test that was about 400 questions.  I love question #259.  I mean, who doesn't like to repair door latches. HA!  Plus afterwards met with a psychologist for about an hour sessions of just really shooting the breeze.  Luckily I was in a good place mentally going in, but I know others may not be and need some guidance.   Was just curious about other people's experiences.  I gathered from mine that they wanted to make sure I had realistic expectations post surgery.  Like I wasn't going to be 100% cured and lifting cars.  

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  • ChiefBacker
    August 2, 2017 - 12:16 AM

    This is a good article to check out.

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  • Macey
    August 2, 2017 - 3:29 PM

    That's crazy you had to answer 400 questions! My attention span would not last that long. HAHA. I am glad they were thorough though because mental health plays such a pivotal role in our recovery.

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