Traumatic Brain Injury

Methylphenidate & CBT Benefits TBI Patients with Cognitive Problems

Methylphenidate & CBT Benefits TBI Patients with Cognitive Problems

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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.

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

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Approximately 80% of depressive episodes have their onset during the first six months following traumatic brain injury.

Psychosomatic Symptoms Linked to Longer Recovery Period for Concussions

Psychosomatic Symptoms Linked to Longer Recovery Period for Concussions

Athletes presenting with psychosomatic symptoms before a concussion may have a longer recovery period.

Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders, Headaches in Veterans with TBI

Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders, Headaches in Veterans with TBI

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An association was found between comorbid psychiatric comorbidities and headaches among individuals with traumatic brain injury.

Depression Risk Elevated in TBI Patients with High Cholesterol

Depression Risk Elevated in TBI Patients with High Cholesterol

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Study suggests statins may play a role in the development of new-onset depression.

Concussions: A Growing Psychiatric Epidemic

Concussions: A Growing Psychiatric Epidemic

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Until more effort is put into preventing injury in the first place, psychiatrists will likely continue to be key players in the game.

Traumatic Brain Injury May Contribute to Amyloid Buildup

Traumatic Brain Injury May Contribute to Amyloid Buildup

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Amyloid plaque similar to that seen in Alzheimer's was found in participants with TBI.

The Grey Area of Concussion Diagnosis

The Grey Area of Concussion Diagnosis

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Athletes often deny symptoms and a concussion diagnosis may depend on others noticing that a player is "off."

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