Athletes presenting with psychosomatic symptoms before a concussion may have a longer recovery period.
The long-term risk of suicide is increased, particularly after concussions on weekends.
Until more effort is put into preventing injury in the first place, psychiatrists will likely continue to be key players in the game.
Athletes often deny symptoms and a concussion diagnosis may depend on others noticing that a player is "off."
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