Traumatic Brian Injury
Treatment with methylphenidate was associated with an improvement in PTSD symptoms and fewer cognitive complaints in those with TBI.
Relationship exists between the amount of padding players wore and the number of head impacts during practice.
Pseudobulbar affect, which involves uncontrollable emotional outbursts, has been reported in diseases including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
PTSD symptoms were the strongest predict of later disability in military personnel with mild traumatic brain injury.
A discussion of the features, treatment and prevention of traumatic brain injuries.
Veterans who have both PTSD and traumatic brain injury have worse outcomes than those who have just one condition.
A hybrid imaging technique using positron emission tomography and computed tomography could better diagnose PTSD and traumatic brain injury.
Those with injuries showed damage in brain white matter, disrupting nerve axons.
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