TBI and Depression consists of a suite of resources to help individuals with TBI understand depression and seek treatment.
Our featured video and brief video clips show the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on depression. Brandon Blake and Michelle Kauffman share how they worked with TBI Model System researchers to address challenges they faced with depression after experiencing a TBI.
Feeling sad is a normal response to the losses and changes a person faces after TBI. However, prolonged feelings of sadness or not enjoying the things you used to enjoy are often key signs of depression. The information in this slideshow describes the symptoms of depression and TBI.
QUICK REVIEW: A CONSUMER DIGEST OF MODEL SYSTEM RESEARCH
The Impact of Self-Awareness and Depression on Subjective Reports of Memory, Quality-of-Life, and Satisfaction With Life Following TBI
What is the study about?
The way people experience or express emotions may change after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). While this can be distressing for family members and friends, many strategies can help manage these emotional concerns after TBI.