This is a podcast-brief from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center.

Feeling sad is a normal response to the losses and changes a person faces after traumatic brain injury. But what happens when those feelings of sadness linger for weeks… or months… or years? What happens when feelings of despair or hopelessness are overwhelming enough to interfere with daily life?

It’s time to get answers! You start by reading Depression after Traumatic Brain Injury, a factsheet from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center. This factsheet helps you identify the symptoms of depression as well as find answers to your questions about the causes of depression, what can be done, and how to find help.

Visit, and get the answers you need from experts who conduct innovative and high-quality research, provide patient care, and work to improve the health and overall quality of life for people with burn injury. That’s