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Brain Injuries and Dementia: What the Research is Finding

By Elizabeth Stannard Gromisch HERWriter
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 research findings on dementia and brain injuries

“Risk for Late-Life Re-Injury, Dementia and Death Among Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Population-Based Study.” Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. Web. 9 January 2013.

HealthDay News. Brain Injury Doesn’t Raise Dementia Risk for Most: Study. Web. 9 January 2013.

Hart et al. “Neuroimaging of Cognitive Dysfunction and Depression in Aging Retired National Football League Players: A Cross-Sectional Study.” JAMA Neurology. Web. 9 January 2013.

Reuters Health. Link Between Concussions, Dementia is Complex: Study. Web. 9 January 2013.

Reviewed January 9, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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