The lingering symptoms of a brain injury force me to lead a double life

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Vocational outcome 6-15 years after a traumatic brain injury

This study indicates that return to productivity in a long-term perspective after a TBI is possible, in particular when the individual is young, has sustained a mild TBI and has a milder form of overall disability.

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Curbing the life-long effects of traumatic brain injury

Scientists report in the journal ACS Nano a potential way to reduce these effects with a neuron-targeting nanoparticle, using an animal model of TBI.

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Social anxiety following traumatic brain injury: an exploration of associated factors

The findings suggest that psychological variables are important in the development of SA following TBI and must be considered alongside clinical factors.

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Helmets prevent severe head injuries in bike accidents

Despite some criticism of bike helmets for not being protective enough, they do cut the risk of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) by half when riders suffer a head injury, a U.S. study suggests.

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Predictors of quality of life after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury

Age and LOS were considered independent predictors of QOL. Conclusion Age and LOS are independent predictors of QOL after moderate to severe TBI.

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CDC study identifies patients with mild traumatic brain injury at increased risk of PTSD

A new study identified risk factors for the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), making it possible to screen for PTSD symptoms among at-risk populations.

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