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Mental health problems after concussion – The Hippocratic Post

A third of children and adolescents develop a mental health problem after a concussion, which could persist for several years post-injury,

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A third of children and adolescents develop a mental health problem after a concussion, which could persist for several years post-injury, according to a new literature review.
The research, led by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) and published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, found mental health should be evaluated as part of standard pediatric concussion assessment and management.
MCRI researcher and Monash University PhD candidate Alice Gornall said despite many post-concussion…

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