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Depression

20 April 2011

Depression common aftrer brain injury

Nearly one-third of people who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) will experience depression after the injury, a new study finds.

Nearly one-third of people who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) will experience depression after the injury, a new study finds.

The study authors said their findings about the high rate of post-injury depression are especially important considering the lack of research on whether antidepressants are a safe and effective treatment for brain-injured people.

 

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