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Repeated Brain Trauma, CTE, May Affect Memory, Mood & Behavior

(8/26/2013)

Repeated Brain Trauma, CTE, May Affect Memory, Mood & Behavior
Psych Central
August 24, 2013

A new study has found that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a disease associated with repeat brain trauma, may initially present itself in two different ways: by affecting behavior or mood or by affecting memory and cognitive abilities.  CTE has been found in amateur and professional athletes, members of the military, and others who experienced repeated head injuries, including concussions and subconcussive trauma, according to researchers at Boston University School of Medicine.

View the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/08/24/repeated-brain-trauma-cte-may-affect-memory-mood-behavior/58833.html


Keywords: brain, trauma, CTE, memory, mood, behavior



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