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Posts Tagged ‘mild traumatic brain injury’

By On February 24th, 2017

Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries May Be Identified By Changes in Brain Connectivity

A large collaboration between a number of universities around the world suggests mild traumatic brain injuries may be diagnosed using scans that detect changes in brain connectivity. For the study, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the University of Texas, Austin, the University of Pittsburgh Medical…

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By On June 25th, 2015

There’s Nothing Mild About Mild Brain Injury

Mild Brain Injury is a misleading concept which remains a subject of concern for brain injury researchers and clinicians. A study from the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh has looked at mortality and morbidity 15 years after hospital admission for individuals who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). The study developed…

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By On January 6th, 2015

Research Finds Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Combined With PTSD Linked To Poorer Outcomes

A recent study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma has found military veterans with both post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) have poorer mental health outcomes than veterans diagnosed with just one of the conditions. However, the study also found that mTBI alone could potentially cause mild ongoing cognitive problems. Previous…

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By On May 8th, 2014

Social Worker Intervention Can Help Mild TBI Patients Recover

Traumatic brain injuries affect more than 2 millions people in the United States, but a frightening number of the patients do not receive appropriate psychological and social follow-up which is essential for full recovery. But, a  recent study from a University of Washington researcher may hold the answer. Megan Moore, from the university’s School of…

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