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By On January 7th, 2016

The Chicken or the Egg: Brain Injury and Mental Health Problems

Written by Nick Adams Looking for the cause of mental health problems will take us in many different directions: a neurochemical problem, the end product of negative life experiences including trauma or a change to behavior, cognition and emotions caused by an injury to the brain? Or, perhaps there is a combination of factors which…

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By On May 21st, 2012

Junior Seau’s Family Considers Donating His Brain to TBI Research Following His Suicide

The family of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau is considering donating his brain to further research football-related injuries, following Seau’s recent suicide. It is believed that Seau’s decision to end his life with a gunshot to the chest was, at least partially, due to chronic traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) sustained during 20 seasons playing professional…

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