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Brain injuries

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Acquired Brain Injury - Brain Foundation

Acquired Brain Injury (Brain Injury, Head Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI) Description Brain injury includes a complex group of medical and surgical problems that are caused by trauma to the head

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Causes of Brain Injury - Synapse

Causes of Brain Injury Age-related Brain Injury Ageing is a risk factor for acquiring a brain injury, particularly over the age of 65

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Effects of Brain Injury - Synapse

Mental Brain injury and Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) While the general effects of brain injury can often include a level emotional distress, affecting your ongoing health and well-being, it’s not uncommon for people with a brain injury to experience more specific symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

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About Brain Injury - Synapse

Brain injury includes a number of conditions and disorders that result in impairment to the brain and its functions.

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Brain Injury Basics - Synapse

Brain Injury Basics Understanding the Nervous System The nervous system is a complex system including the brain, spinal cord and nerves

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Headache and brain injury - Synapse

Headaches are a common and often persistent problem after acquiring a brain injury.  Headaches can arise after damage to different structures both inside and outside the head.

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Understanding Brain Injury | Synapse

While every brain injury is different, we have a range of information on hand that can help explain the impacts.

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Living with Brain Injury - Synapse

Reintegration Brain injury information for employers Accommodations in the workplace are simply adaptations that allow a person with a disability to work effectively

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Traumatic Brain Injury - Synapse

Traumatic brain injury is caused by either a blow to the head or by the head being forced to move rapidly forwards or backwards.

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Traumatic Brain Injury - Brain Foundation

Traumatic Brain Injury See Acquired Brain Injury 2012 Research Applicant Essay Sandy Shultz 2012 Research Applicant Essay Cathy Catroppa DISCLAIMER: The information provided is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient / site visitor and his / her existing health care professionals

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