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TBI: An Overlooked Cause of Mental and Physical Problems in Adults

Traumatic brain injury’s (TBI) after-effects can show up months and years after a long-forgotten head injury from a car accident, a fall, sport-related head injury, etc. Often overlooked in psychiatric evaluations of adults, traumatic brain injury can manifest in a host of mental and physical ways. It’s important to rule out TBI as a cause or partial cause of medical issues because effective treatments are available, and validation of the person’s symptoms as non-psychological is important. What is traumatic brain injury (TBI) and how do I know if I have it? Each year, according to CDC estimates, 2.5 million individuals
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Categories: Health Matters Blog and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).