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Posts Tagged ‘brain injury and criminality’

By On December 13th, 2016

Traumatic Brain Injury May Double The Risk of Being Federally Incarcerated

The link between traumatic brain injury and criminality is poorly understood, but a growing body of evidence suggests a history of brain injury significantly increases a person’s chance of being incarcerated – including a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. For the study, researchers evaluated the records of over 1.4 million people…

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By On November 3rd, 2015

Study Ties TBI With Increased Risk Of Criminal Activity

While much is still unknown about the ties linking traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and criminal activity, a growing body of evidence suggests a history of brain injuries is associated with a significantly increased risk of committing criminal offenses. A new Australian study published in PLoS ONE suggests experiencing a TBI could potentially increase the chance…

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