So far, research shows that chronic traumatic encephalopathy does not occur in people who have not sustained repetitive hits to the head either in sports or in combat.
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Posted on BrainLine February 28, 2013.
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About the author: Lee Goldstein, MD, PhD
Dr. Lee Goldstein is an associate professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Biomedical Engineering at the Alzheimer's Disease Center at Boston University.