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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

Overcoming Loneliness After Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted in Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury Signs and Symptoms, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  Overcoming Loneliness After Traumatic Brain Injury Common Signs of Loneliness Traumatic Brain Injury may have physical and medical components. However, it can also change the way you feel about yourself and those around you. This is especially true in cases of mild and moderate brain injury. People often view you as “healed” or “well” and do not… 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

TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury Signs and Symptoms

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Some symptoms are evident immediately, while others do not surface until several days or weeks after the injury. With mild TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury, the patient may remain conscious or may lose consciousness for a few seconds or minutes. The person may also feel dazed or not like him- or herself for several days… Continue Reading

American Medical Association Links Depression and Traumatic Brain Injury

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TheAmerican Medical Association study links depression and traumatic brain injury. Survivors of concussions are almost eight times more likely to become clinically depressed, researchers report. In the year following a traumatic brain injury, roughly half of survivors likely experience a bout of clinical depression — a rate almost eight times higher than that found in the general population,… Continue Reading