Monthly Archives: December 2015

Psychological outcome in young survivors of severe TBI

The findings show that young patients experience psychological dysfunction. Read article

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New Book: Being Here – Words About Life and Living After Surviving a Traumatic Brain Injury

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Sexual functioning, desire, and satisfaction in women with TBI

These results disclose that women with TBI do not fare as well as controls in these measures of sexual functioning and were less sexually satisfied. Read article

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TBI complications reduced when neurons stopped in their tracks

Researchers have found that halting production of new neurons in the brain following traumatic brain injury can help reduce resulting epileptic seizures, cognitive decline, and impaired memory. Read article  

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Web-based parenting skills program for pediatric traumatic brain injury reduces psychological distress among lower-income parents

Parent training interventions post-TBI may be particularly valuable for lower-income parents who are vulnerable to both environmental and injury-related stresses. Read article

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‘Homing’ treatment could aid recovery for brain damaged patients

scientists believe they may have found a way to aid recovery and minimise the risk of life-threatening infections in patients with traumatic brain injuries. Read article

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Predictors of criminal arrest after traumatic brain injury

Premorbid variables, especially pre-TBI felonies, were strongly linked to post-TBI criminal  arrests. Read article

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