Suicide Risk Doubles Following Concussions and TBIs

Submitted by sideline on Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:45
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A new study has revealed that people who suffer from TBI and/or concussion are at more than double the risk of suicide. Read the full article here https://bit.ly/2QFV82h

This longitudinal study examined more than 700,000 people internationally from the years of 1963 to 2017.  It also discovered that people who’d suffered TBI/concussion were more likely to suffer from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), anxiety, depression and impulsivity. Additionally that due to a lack of documentation surrounding concussions that subconcussive events could have likely led to CTE.