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20% Of People With A Mild Head Injury Experience Subsequent Mental Health Disorders

News | March 11, 2019

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About 20% of people in the civilian population who experience a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) later experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or major depressive disorder (MDD) within three- to -six months after the injury. Three months after experiencing mild TBI, about 18.7% had symptoms of PTSD, and 8.8% experienced MDD. Six months after experiencing…

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