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Posts Tagged ‘severe TBI’

By On September 24th, 2018

Neurobehavioral symptoms may predict employability after moderate-to-severe TBI

For those with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), finding employment can often be very difficult. According to some estimates, more than 60% of those who have survived a moderate-to-severe TBI Many survivors live with significant disabilities which can have a significant impact on a person’s employability, but there is evidence that physical and mental disability…

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By On July 6th, 2017

Moderate or severe TBI in middle-age tied to dementia years later

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been believed to be linked to a number of cognitive and physical illnesses later in life, including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease, but research has struggled to confirm or understand these associations. Now, a study from Finland has provided evidence showing middle-age adults who experience TBI face a drastically…

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By On March 11th, 2016

TBI May Increase Your Risk Of Losing Health Coverage

New research shows that people who experience traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are more likely to lose or experience negative changes to their private health insurance coverage right as they need it most. Not only are those who experience TBI more likely to lose or see changes to their healthcare, but the more severe cases were…

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By On October 26th, 2015

Study Shows Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries Affect Judgement

Individuals who have experienced one of the most severe forms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are likely to struggle with judging situations involving disputes or requiring discipline, according to a study recently published in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN). “The ability to judge such things as a business dispute, family argument or a child’s…

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By On July 10th, 2015

Memory Retraining For TBI May Affect Brain Activity

A new study published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation suggests the cerebral activity in the brain changes significantly following memory retraining in individuals with traumatic brain injury. The TBI-MEM trial, conducted by researchers from the Kessler Foundation, is the first to show that a common treatment to help individuals with TBI manage symptoms…

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By On March 27th, 2015

Traumatic Brain Injury Speeds Up Brain Aging

Serious brain injuries cause changes in the brain similar to those observed in older individuals, according to new findings from researchers at Imperial College London. According to the report published in Annals of Neurology, the researchers evaluated brain scans from over 1,500 healthy people to develop a computer program capable of predicting a person’s age…

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