Research presented at IBIA 2017 looked at risk behavior in adolescents, return to work, and maladaptive emotion regulation following TBI.
Research from the International Brain Injury Association’s World Congress examined various consequences of TBI. Studies included a possible link between childhood TBI and later risk behavior, completeness of return to work following mild TBI, and associations between TBI, PTSD, and maladaptive emotion regulation.
Substance Use, Criminal Behaviour and Psychiatric Symptoms following Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury: Findings from the ALSPAC Cohort
Children with TBI may have an increased risk of substance abuse and criminal and disruptive behavior; age at injury may increase certain risks.
Underemployment and productivity loss due to residual symptoms were seen even in patients with full RTW. “RTW should be considered a stage of recovery rather than an ‘outcome’ from [mild TBI].”
The Role of Maladaptive Emotion Regulation Strategies in UK Military Veterans with Co-Occurring TBI and PTSD
Is there an association between traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and maladaptive emotional regulation strategies (MERS)?