Why kids’ recovery times vary widely after brain injury

Why do some youngsters bounce back quickly from a traumatic brain injury, while others suffer devastating side effects for years?

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The impact of traumatic brain injury on self-identity: A systematic review of the evidence for self-concept changes

People with TBI most commonly experience negative changes in self-identity.

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Does concussion impact men and women differently?

New research suggests concussion may not significantly impair symptoms or cognitive skills for one gender over another, however, women may still experience greater symptoms and poorer cognitive performance at preseason testing.

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An investigation of sleep quality in adolescents and young adults after mild traumatic brain injury

Sleep difficulties in young adults may persist for ≤3 months after MTBI and exceed those after orthopedic injury.

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Damage to key brain region important in predicting cognitive function after pediatric TBI

Disruptions in a key brain region can explain the varied outcomes after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children and adolescents.

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Associated mental illness symptoms in close relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury

This study quantifies an extraordinarily high prevalence of mental illness symptoms in close relatives of patients with critical acquired brain injury.

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raumatic Brain Injury And The Crime Rate: Offenders Have Higher Rates Of Past TBIs

A modest increase in the risk of criminal offense, including violent offending, follows a hospital-documented traumatic brain injury: study.

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