Traumatic Brain Injury
There is a strong link between CTE and American football.
Threat even higher when injury occurs in middle age, investigators say
These preliminary findings suggest that combined treatment with MAAT and methylphenidate can improve attention, episodic and working memory, and executive functioning following traumatic brain injury.
Approximately 80% of depressive episodes have their onset during the first six months following traumatic brain injury.
Athletes presenting with psychosomatic symptoms before a concussion may have a longer recovery period.
An association was found between comorbid psychiatric comorbidities and headaches among individuals with traumatic brain injury.
Study suggests statins may play a role in the development of new-onset depression.
Until more effort is put into preventing injury in the first place, psychiatrists will likely continue to be key players in the game.
Amyloid plaque similar to that seen in Alzheimer's was found in participants with TBI.
Athletes often deny symptoms and a concussion diagnosis may depend on others noticing that a player is "off."
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