Traumatic Brian Injury

ADHD Stimulant Also Eases PTSD Symptoms

ADHD Stimulant Also Eases PTSD Symptoms

Treatment with methylphenidate was associated with an improvement in PTSD symptoms and fewer cognitive complaints in those with TBI.

Amending Sport Guidelines May Reduce Head Impacts

Amending Sport Guidelines May Reduce Head Impacts

Relationship exists between the amount of padding players wore and the number of head impacts during practice.

Uncontrollable Crying or Laughing: What's Behind Pseudobulbar Affect?

Uncontrollable Crying or Laughing: What's Behind Pseudobulbar Affect?

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Pseudobulbar affect, which involves uncontrollable emotional outbursts, has been reported in diseases including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

After TBI, PTSD Symptoms Predict Later Disability

After TBI, PTSD Symptoms Predict Later Disability

PTSD symptoms were the strongest predict of later disability in military personnel with mild traumatic brain injury.

A Primer on Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussions

A Primer on Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussions

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A discussion of the features, treatment and prevention of traumatic brain injuries.

PTSD Combined With Brain Injury Compounds Poor Outcomes

PTSD Combined With Brain Injury Compounds Poor Outcomes

Veterans who have both PTSD and traumatic brain injury have worse outcomes than those who have just one condition.

PTSD Diagnosis Aided By New Imaging Techniques

PTSD Diagnosis Aided By New Imaging Techniques

A hybrid imaging technique using positron emission tomography and computed tomography could better diagnose PTSD and traumatic brain injury.

Even Mild TBI May Cause Brain Damage

Even Mild TBI May Cause Brain Damage

Those with injuries showed damage in brain white matter, disrupting nerve axons.

Assessing traumatic brain injuries in youth athletes

Assessing traumatic brain injuries in youth athletes

Accurate identification, assessment and evaluation of concussions will enable clinicians to determine when it is safe for young athletes to return to competition.

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