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Risk for PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder Increased With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) increases the risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or major depressive disorder (MDD) in a civilian population, according to an article published in JAMA Psychiatry. Level of education, race/ethnicity, history of mental health problems, and cause of injury also influence risk. Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, from the Department of …

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Working after Traumatic Brain Injury

One of the most common topics discussed in the brain injury support groups and by my coaching clients is about working after traumatic brain injury. People want to know when they will be able to go back. How long will their family have to make due without their income? When …

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