traumatic brain injury

Changes in alcohol use and mood during the COVID-19 pandemic among individuals with traumatic brain injury: A difference-in-difference study

In this NIDILRR-funded study published in the journal PLoS ONE, the authors evaluated the impact of COVID-19 pandemic exposure on changes in alcohol use and mood from years 1 to 2 after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Among persons living with TBI, those exposed to the pandemic had significant increases in average alcohol consumption. Pandemic-exposed Hispanics with TBI had large elevations in anxiety symptoms, perhaps reflecting health inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, and suggesting a need for targeted monitoring of psychosocial distress.

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Lifetime Traumatic Brain Injury History May Be Associated with Intermittent or Persistent Pain and Opioid Use

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Tips for People with TBI and Their Families During COVID-19

This video offers suggestions for individuals to maintain their health and daily living from two UAB-TBIMS psychologists. Tips include maintaining a routine, staying informed and following recommended prevention guidelines, asking for help, and doing what you can to maintain your physical and mental health like exercise, learning activities, and keeping medications up to date.

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Resources for People with SCI, TBI, and Burn Injury to Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

A collection of articles, videos, and factsheets developed by the Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Burn Model Systems to help individuals with these injuries and their caregivers stay healthy.

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Spanish-Speaking Immigrants Share Experiences Adjusting to Traumatic Brain Injury

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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