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Post-concussion syndrome


Some experts believe post-concussion symptoms are caused by structural ... irritability, depression, and anxiety may be called 'late symptoms' because they ..... In approximately 15% of peop...

Concussions Can Lead to Suicide - Suicide.org!


"Not only do concussions and other head injuries in early adulthood significantly raise the risk of depression decades later, but concussions are reported to have ...

Concussions Cause Long-Term Effects Lasting Decades - Medical ...


Jun 9, 2015 ... Concussion causes temporary loss of brain function leading to cognitive, physical ... nausea, depression, disturbed sleep, moodiness, and amnesia. ... to those of the same age who suffered from a concussion 30 years ago.

Concussions and depression: Questions renewed over whether ...


Dec 6, 2014 ... In Ohio this week, a family buried its son, a 22-year-old wrestler and ... “ Depression is defined by symptoms, and concussion is defined by ...

People Who Suffer Depression And Anxiety After A Traumatic Brain ...


Jun 16, 2015 ... Over the past few years, it's become widely known among the ... "The regions injured in concussion patients with depression were very ... Evaluation of White Matter Injury Patterns Underlying Neuropsychiatric Symptoms after ...

Can Just One Concussion Change the Brain? : NPR


Mar 15, 2013 ... Suffering a single concussion may cause lasting brain damage, ... in regions of the brain linked to mood disorders and depression. ... They did these fancy MRI technologies, and a year later, they did the very same ones.

Single concussion can cause lasting damage to the brain, study ...


Mar 12, 2013 ... Concussions may boost football players' depression risk ... patients with post- traumatic symptoms, 19 of whom they followed for a full year.

Head injury can cause mental illness | ScienceNordic


Jan 3, 2014 ... The greatest risk of developing a mental disorder is in the first year after suffering ... ”We know, for instance, that depression leads to reduced power of concentration, ... A more diffuse injury such as a concussion can affect the ...

Concussions Linked to Depression | MomsTeam


Symptoms of depression some athletes experience after a concussion may be ... athletes experience in the weeks, months and even years after a concussion ... a history of MTBI and an increased risk of developing major depression later in ...

Consequences of Repetitive Head Impacts and Multiple Concussions


In recent years there has been an increase in research on the cognitive and ... concussions and current cognitive symptoms of depression as measured by the ... of concussions an individual has sustained may be related to later depressive  ...

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How a Concussion Can Lead to Depression Years Later


12/9/13. How a Concussion Can Lead to Depression Years Later. After brain injury, cells on 'high alert' prolong immune response, affecting behavior.

Study Reveals How Concussions Can Trigger Depression | TIME.com


Jan 17, 2013 ... MORE: Kids' Concussion Symptoms May Persist for a Year ... ex-player who had concussions seemed to show later symptoms of depression.

Concussion Leads to Depression Years Later - Newsmax.com


Dec 11, 2013 ... Serious brain injuries have been known to increase the risks of depression, even years after a concussion. Now researchers think they know ...

Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury


There is cause for concern when feeling depressed or losing interest in usual ... of all people with TBI are affected by depression within the first year after injury.

Depressive Symptoms Could Follow Years Later After Concussion ...


Dec 10, 2013 ... Depressive Symptoms Could Follow Years Later After Concussion ... The cause of what appears to be traumatic brain injury depression is not ...