Angry Young Man Syndrome - Anger Based Dominant Hand Injuries
The incidence of self-inflicted anger related upper extremity injuries
due to punching glass, involving dominant hand has increased in
recent years even in our rural population of less than 1.5 million.
Hand injuries are not life threatening, but they cause significant
functional disability leading to loss of livelihood even after appropriate
management. Although hospital stay is short, these patients
require long term follow up, physiotherapy and occupational rehabilitation.
Despite good rehabilitation these patients frequently lose
their previous job in view of the prolonged rehabilitation period and
residual functional disability