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What are the Types of Trauma that Causes Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Posted in Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, Soldiers, Veterans and Military Issues, TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury Causes of and Risk Factors, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
This week I continue my series on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by looking at the types and causes.  II.               What are the Types of Trauma that Causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well… Continue Reading

Center for Disease Control and National Football League Joint Course on Athletic Injury in Youth

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Publications, TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury Causes of and Risk Factors, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
The Center for Disease Control, with the support of the National Football League, has created a FREE program online for health care professionals.  The course teaches what these professionals need to know about concussion among young athletes.  The intent to is educate professionals in recognizing, diagnosing and treating head injures from sports activities.  This important… Continue Reading

Motorcycle Helmet Repeal is Bad Idea

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Las Vegas Motorcycle Attorney, TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury Causes of and Risk Factors, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Since I received a flurry of comments on my Motorcycle Helmet Blog of recent, see Nevada Helmet Law Repeal and comments at http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/2011/05/articles/brain-injury/nevada-helmet-law-repeal/ , I thought I would forward a tweet by fellow blogger Steve Gursten.  Steve is a great Michigan Personal Injury Trial Attorney. The title of the article EDITORIAL: Helmet law repeal is a horrible idea  is http://theoaklandpress.com/articles/2011/06/09/opinion/doc4df0f7e007da2700519623.txt?viewmode=default… Continue Reading

TBI Causes

Posted in TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury Causes of and Risk Factors
Half of all TBIs are due to transportation accidents involving automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians. These accidents are the major cause of TBI in people under age 75. For those 75 and older, falls cause the majority of TBIs. Approximately 20% of TBIs are due to violence, such as firearm assaults and child abuse, and… Continue Reading