Identity Issues After Traumatic Brain Injury

identity issues and traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) typically results from a harsh or violent blow to the head creating damage to brain cells or tissue.  In mild cases, brain cells may only be affected temporarily, however in more severe cases traumatic brain injury can result in bruising, torn tissues, bleeding, and other physical damage to the brain.  Severe…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries May Lead to Academic Issues

traumatic brain injuries and academic issues

Traumatic Brain Injuries among children and teens are a leading cause of death and disability, with nearly 30,000 children a year sustaining a brain injury that will cause permanent damage to their brains. Researchers claim that due to unreported concussions and other sports-related injuries, this number could be even higher. Students who sustain traumatic brain…

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Aftermath: Traumatic Brain Injuries and Emotional Issues

traumatic brain injuries and emotional issues

While your body remembers the impact of a traumatic event, your brain is more forgetful after suffering traumatic brain injuries that can damage neural connections, executive functioning, and emotion regulation. Traumatic Brain Injuries can be caused by a variety of external sources, including concussions, sports, car accidents, falls, military service, or assaults. As the causes…

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