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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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SOLANO PORRAS, Julian. Psicotrauma y estrés postraumático: su valoración como daño psicológico o moral dentro del proceso civil y penal. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2003, vol.20, n.2, pp.69-75. ISSN 2215-5287.

Our object of study are Psycho traumas, no matter their cause, (transportation accidents, labor risks, sexual behaviors, professional exercise, domestic violence, etc). We will not analyze the details of the posttraumatic stress like negativity, anxiety, aggressiveness, regressions, destructive behaviors, disturbed dreams, loss of self esteem, language deficit, minimized intellectual functions; rather, we will attempt to find the reparation, imputing the damage to the people that had participation in its production. Along with the moral damage resarcibility, we will also take consider other types damages that directly affect the material and the corporal patrimony of the person and which have been called "moral damages" and "non patrimonial damages", as are psycho trauma and posttraumatic stress.

Keywords : Psycho trauma; resarcive; damage; material; corporal; moral damage; non patrimonial damage.

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