Realizing the Extent of the TBI

Research Update: Realizing the Extent of the TBI

A brief summary of current research.

Emotional distress and awareness following acquired brain injury: an exploratory analysis

McBrinn J, Colin Wilson F, Caldwell S, Carton S, Delargy M, McCann J, Walsh J, McGuire B. Brain Inj. 2008 Sep;22(10):765-72.

Researchers found people with a brain injury experience a lack of insight into their difficulties, which might protect them from depression and anxiety — even long after their injury. It is important to understand a person’s level of awareness so that if he or she receives rehabilitation, the proper support can be provided.

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Posted on BrainLine May 20, 2009.