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Learn why it can be so difficult for people with brain injury to follow through with a plan or intention.
Dr. Fann explains the prevalence of depression after brain injury.
How to distinguish situational sadness from depression following a brain injury.
There are a number of reasons why people get depressed after a brain injury. There are also a lot of contributors to it.
While everybody experiences depression in a different way, there are some core features of depression that affect a person's quality of life.
40-50% percent of the brain is involved in vision; so if a person’s brain is damaged in a specific location or several locations, there is a high probability that his vision will be affected in some way.
Learn about the risks and benefits of these drugs for symptoms of brain injury.
A child with a brain injury may develop more injury-related issues as an adult.
Symptoms of hypopituitarism — a condition in which the pituitary gland does not produce normal amounts of some or all of its hormones — would most likely show up soon after a TBI.
More than imaging, diagnosis of TBI is still based on the initial symptoms at the time of the injury.
How and why does a TBI change a person’s ability to taste and smell, and cold hands and feet, too?
Oftentimes balance issues influence restrictions about lifting heavy objects after a brain injury.
More than 50 percent of people suffer from chronic pain disorders in the years following a brain injury. Getting the right treatment can be complex, but doable.
Real life is always more complicated than fiction, especially when it comes to brain injury.
The judicial system is very reluctant to deprive any individual of the freedom to make important financial and personal decisions.
Specific accessibility adaptations in the home depend on the person's specific impairments from TBI.
The jaw, skull, neck, and brain are all connected. A blow to one can cause damage elsewhere.
How do you test the vision of someone with TBI who cannot communicate — talk or respond otherwise to questions?
It’s hard to get teenagers to do anything they fear will make them feel “other,” but a TBI support group will help during recovery.
Learn about the risks and benefits of taking Ritalin after a brain injury.
Issues from a brain injury — and the awareness of them — can continue to emerge long after the injury.
Rehabilitation to help with functional skills may help with depression as well.
What type of parental response will best assure a child’s complete recovery from a concussion?
Why does stress exacerbate a person’s brain injury symptoms?
Sometimes it takes baby steps to help someone with TBI make successful changes in their routines.
Some people with TBI may experience “depersonalization” and/or “derealization.” Read on to learn more.
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