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Slide 2: This is a very important question that not only for the veterans involved in this study but for humanity in general. People suffer brain injuries in a wide variety of ways; playing sports, falling, an explosion while in combat, or even a car accident can result in a brain injury which can result in a wide variety of other issues. According to the Mayo Clinic, when people without any prior mental health concerns or history of depression suffer a traumatic brain injury , their risk for depression increases significantly. Some studies suggest that the risk for developing depression following a traumatic brain injury may be two to five times higher than in the rest of the population. [Tor16] Slide 3: My husband suffers from a TBI and PTSD. The Department of Veteran’s Affairs has put him on dozens of different medications to try and combat his depression so I have seen firsthand the side effects of many different medications. However, millions of people suffer from side effects
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  • Fall '16
  • matthew chin
  • Psychology, Traumatic brain injury

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