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Cognitive, Emotional, Behavioral and health challenges from TBI or "brain injury"
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Translational Psychiatry - Abstract of article: Too hard to control: compromised pain anticipation and modulation in mild traumatic brain injury

Translational Psychiatry explores the more translational area between the research in neuroscience and conceptually novel treatments
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Traumatic brain injury and young-onset dementia: A nationwide cohort study - Nordström - Annals of Neurology - Wiley Online Library

Traumatic brain injury and young-onset dementia: A nationwide cohort study - Nordström - Annals of Neurology - Wiley Online Library | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
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Depression and traumatic brain injury: symptom profiles of patients treated with cognitive–behavioral therapy or supportive psychotherapy, Neuropsychiatry, Future Medicine

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Association between cognitive impairments and anxiety disorders following traumatic brain injury

Association between cognitive impairments and anxiety disorders following traumatic brain injury | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
(2013). Association between cognitive impairments and anxiety disorders following traumatic brain injury. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. ???aop.label???.
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EBSCOhost | 90601902 | Family Systems Changes Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Adult Sibling Perspectives.

EBSCOhost | 90601902 | Family Systems Changes Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Adult Sibling Perspectives. | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
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I am sending this to my sister so she knows she is not alone.

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Most inmates have brain injuries

Most inmates have brain injuries | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
Brain-injured offenders are packing prisons, leaving a call for better assessment and rehabilitation.
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Inflammation Triggered by Traumatic Brain Injury May Continu... : Neurosurgery

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On my recent visit to my neurologist, she indicated I had a reduction in frontal brain volume.  This change had occurred from a previous MRI from 2010.  This is 21 years after my TBI.  I am taking 3 online courses and being very brain active with reading, writing and thinking to battle the loss.

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
With millions of traumatic brain injuries occurring in the United States each year, it is becoming more crucial for pain practitioners to understand the biomechanics, pathophysiology, and symptomatology of these conditions.
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Medical Technology

Medical Technology | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
Inexpensive brain monitor for TBI when CT not available. (Inexpensive brain monitor for TBI when CT not available. http://t.co/gmIcRmHw22)
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The Dangers of Commercial Sunscreen | Natural Family Today

The Dangers of Commercial Sunscreen | Natural Family Today | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
Commercial sun screens are full of chemicals that could be a bigger risk for developing skin cancer than the actual sun itself. Recent studies even link the development of skin cancer to the chemicals and ingredients found in sunscreen.
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One of my meds makes me susceptible to burning so this news sucks!

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'Western Style Diet' Leads to Early Death, Higher Likelihood of Cognitive Decline - Medical Daily

'Western Style Diet' Leads to Early Death, Higher Likelihood of Cognitive Decline - Medical Daily | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
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'Western Style Diet' Leads to Early Death, Higher Likelihood of Cognitive Decline
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'Western Style Diet' Leads to Early Death, Higher Likelihood of Cognitive Decline.
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I definately should eat better!

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Changes in Sleep Patterns Following Traumatic Brain Injury

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I took several years after my injury that I had a sleep study determine that I had Central and obstructive apnea.  The obstructive part was a result of my broken nose.  The central part is because of brain damage.  I have used a CPAP since the diagnosis and have slept great!

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Frontiers | Traumatic brain injury and olfaction: a systematic review | Frontiers in Neurotrauma

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common condition that is often complicated by neuropsychiatric sequelae that can have major impacts on function and quality of life.
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JAMA Network | JAMA Psychiatry | Suicidality and Injury of the Prefrontal Cortex in Multiple Incidents of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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PLOS ONE: Traumatic Brain Injury: Unmet Support Needs of Caregivers and Families in Florida

PLOS ONE: Traumatic Brain Injury: Unmet Support Needs of Caregivers and Families in Florida | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Airmen with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) at increased risk for subsequent mishaps

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"subsequent mishaps" have been a recurrent factor in my life since my first TBI.

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A Perspectives Approach to Suicide After Traumatic Brain Injury: Case and Review

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I need to go to the Dana library at UVM to read this!

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Kids with head injury may be depression prone

Kids with head injury may be depression prone | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
A study in the US has found that children who have suffered a concussion may have a much higher than average rate of depression.
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Epilepsy is a common side effect of traumatic brain injury in war

Epilepsy is a common side effect of traumatic brain injury in war | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
The affected cannot drive or hold down a job
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Can too little stimulation lead to flabby mental function? - Tribune-Review

Can too little stimulation lead to flabby mental function? - Tribune-Review | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
Can too little stimulation lead to flabby mental function?
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» Mike Webster & the NFL Lawsuit over Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy - World of Psychology

» Mike Webster & the NFL Lawsuit over Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy - World of Psychology | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
Steeler Mike Webster's sad battle with brain disease is paving the way for needed change in the NFL.
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10 Facts you should know about Aspartame and other low calorie artificial sweeteners

10 Facts you should know about Aspartame and other low calorie artificial sweeteners | Brain Injury Challenges | Scoop.it
Artificial sweeteners including Aspartame and Saccharine can cause weight gain, obesity, craving for sugar, increase in calorie intake, cancer, cardiovascular disease, leukemia, diabetes (RT @OrganicLiveFood: #Methanol is in #aspartame & its toxicity...
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This crap is bad and I try not to ingest any of them!

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Prediction of headache severity (density and functional impact) after traumatic brain injury: A longitudinal multicenter study

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21 years post injury I guess I shouldn't be suprised the headache never left.

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