Traumatic Brain Injury

Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

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A number of factors including chronic pain co-occurring with posttraumatic stress disorder and pain interference may predict suicidal ideation and violent impulses in US veterans with chronic pain.

Chronic Pain Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury: Causes and Management

Chronic Pain Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury: Causes and Management

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Although more than three-quarters of TBI cases are mild with rapid symptom resolution, some people suffer persistent debilitation and pain.

Opioid Use Low Among Veterans With Recent Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnosis

Opioid Use Low Among Veterans With Recent Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnosis

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Opioid use was shown to be relatively low in veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with recently diagnosed traumatic brain injuries, but approximately one-quarter of those who initiated opioids were chronic users.

Headache as an Indicator of PTSD Severity

Headache as an Indicator of PTSD Severity

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The presence of headache may be correlated with PTSD severity.

Accounting for Gender Differences in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

Accounting for Gender Differences in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

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Female athletes at higher risk for concussion and worse related outcomes than male athletes.

Differential Diagnosis for TBI, PTSD: a Case for Single-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography

Differential Diagnosis for TBI, PTSD: a Case for Single-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography

The opportunity exists to radically change the way medicine approaches TBI.

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild TBI Identified

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild TBI Identified

Elevated levels of neurofilament light proteins and decreased amyloid β in the CSF may represent markers of CNS injury among patients with postconcussive syndrome.

The Risks and Benefits of Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury

The Risks and Benefits of Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury

Careful selection of surgical candidates can have an impact on neurologic recovery and quality of life.

Acupuncture for Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Headache and Pain

Acupuncture for Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Headache and Pain

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Acupuncture is more effective than standard care in relieving TBI-associated headaches and pain.

Long-Term Impact of TBI-related headache

Long-Term Impact of TBI-related headache

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Thirty-five percent of participants reported new or worsening headache at 5 years post-injury.

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