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Why it's critical to treat depression in people with TBI.

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Samantha Atherholt discusses why it's important to treat depression in people with TBI

Abstract: Presenter talks about how traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects every aspect of an individual's life including their relationships, work, social life, finances, and emotions. She describes depression as part of the recovery process and discusses the significance for patients to recognize that and seek treatment early, before it becomes a clinical depression, which can then impede the recovery process and make it more challenging. Run time: 1 minute 9 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: ADJUSTMENT, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BRAIN INJURIES, DEPRESSION, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS, QUALITY OF LIFE, SECONDARY CONDITIONS.

NARIC Accession Number: O19916.  What's this
Author(s): Artherholt, Samantha.

Project Number: H133A110004.
Publisher(s): Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20007; 202/403-6929.