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A new study published in Neurology dispels the notion that "mild" concussions have no lasting impact on mental skills like thinking, remembering, and learning. Poor cognitive outcomes are common 1 year after injury.
A University of Washington study finds 81% of sexual assault survivors experience significant PTSD-related symptoms just one week after the attack, 75% after a month, 53% after three months. After a full year, 41% percent met the criteria for PTSD diagnosis. Study authors discovered that many started feeling better within three months.
Light-induced pain or discomfort, or ‘photalgia’ (otherwise known as light sensitivity, photophobia, asthenopia, photoallodynia or photodynia) is a well-known consequence of mild traumatic brain injury.
A study comparing depression rates in men and women one year after moderate or severe TBI shows no significant gender differences in depression symptom levels. But researchers did find different patterns of other symptoms.