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Short Term Memory and Long Term Memory after Traumatic Brain Injury

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 Short Term Memory and Long Term Memory after Traumatic Brain Injury If you or someone you know has suffered a traumatic brain injury, you may notice that they can remember things from a long time ago – like their birthday. You may also notice they do not remember what you just told them – like what… Continue Reading

Youthful Offenders Committing Crime Probably Have Traumatic Brain Injury

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High School Teacher Killed by Youths The recent news of high school teacher being beaten and killed by several youths for no apparent reason raises questions about motive.   Timothy VanDerbosch, a physics and chemistry teacher at Eldorado High School, Las Vegas, Nevada, was attacked, robbed and left in the street, where he was hit by… Continue Reading

Traumatic Brain Injury Affects Movement

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Can Traumatic Brain Injury Affect my Movement? Yes.  Traumatic Brain Injury can affect the motor function of your brain.  This could seriously affect those of us who depend on specific coordination in work or social situations. Research shows that parts of your brain that are not involved in a direct impact can still be injured. … Continue Reading

What are the effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

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The results of traumatic brain injury vary widely in type and duration. A head injured patient may experience physical effects of the trauma such as headaches, movement disorders (e.g. Parkinsonism), seizures, difficulty walking, sexual dysfunction, lethargy, or coma. Cognitive symptoms include changes in judgment or ability to reason or plan, memory problems, and loss of… Continue Reading