Category: PTSD

  • TBI and Depression

    A Canadian study of athletes who have suffered “mild” traumatic brain injuries “suggests depression is actually a physical outcome of such head injuries.” Read this in conjunction with the American troop study suggesting that post-traumatic stress disorder also is an outcome of TBIs. Why does it matter to us? Because the more people understand how […]

  • TBI, PTSD, and Depression

    Interesting article in yesterday’s New England Journal of Medicine about new research into PTSD, depression, and physical health problems in U.S. troops who have suffered “mild” traumatic brain injuries. (“Mild traumatic brain injury” sounds benign, but MTBIs are “mild” only in comparison with more severe brain injuries.) In this study, mild traumatic brain injury was […]