Archive for Category: Concussion

Depression and Concussion: Concussion 103

OVERVIEW A previous post explored some of the risk factors for prolonged symptoms following concussion. A risk factor is a thing (a variable) that increases the chances that another thing will happen (an outcome). For example, playing football is...

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The goal of this post is to describe what a concussion is. Future posts will discuss specific concussion features. WHAT IS A CONCUSSION? The American Academy of Neurology defines a concussion as “a clinical syndrome of biomechanically induced alteration...

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