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TBI Part 3: Emotional Effects of Brain Injury

The brain is the center of operations for the whole human body. So, when a brain injury occurs, it can be hard to predict exactly what the effects are going to be. People who research TBI tend to group symptoms and effects into three categories: physical, emotional and cognitive. We blogged last week about the cognitive effects. Let’s look at…
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TBI Part 2: Cognitive Effects of Brain Injury

Last week, we discussed some of the common causes of traumatic brain injury. We’re continuing the series this week with a look at the three major categories of complications that TBI can cause. This week, we’ll discuss the myriad cognitive effects of TBI. Cognition is defined as knowing, or thinking. There are many different mental skills that feed into the…
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Traumatic Brain Injury, Part 1: Most Common Causes of TBI

For the month of April, we will be doing a series of blogs on traumatic brain injury and complications that can result from it. Traumatic brain injury occurs when some sort of blow to the head or jerking of the head leads to damage to parts of the brain. Some TBIs are fairly minor (concussions) and may resolve with time,…
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