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By On February 27th, 2018

Study finds more than half of prisoners have TBI

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) have been associated with memory problems, behavioral issues, and difficulty controlling anger. So, it might not be surprising to hear a UK study has found more than half of prisoners have experienced a TBI. While it is currently believed this high rate of brain injury may fuel violent crimes in the…

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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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