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By On August 16th, 2018

TBI may nearly double a person’s risk for suicide

In the past, research has indicated that traumatic brain injury – often caused by falls, car crashes, or sports – is the leading cause of death for young adults in the developed world, followed by suicide. Now, research suggests these two causes of death may be more interrelated than originally expected. According to findings published…

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By On February 10th, 2016

TBI Linked With Three-Fold Increase In Suicide Risk

A new study highlights the high death toll of brain injuries that often goes unnoticed. According to the findings published in CMAJ, adults with a history of one concussion are three times more likely to commit suicide compared to those without a history of concussion. Curiously, that risk was amplified further in those who experienced…

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