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What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI), a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue.

Traumatic Brain Injury can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrating head injury), or other features (e.g., occurring in a specific location or over a widespread area). Head injury usually refers to TBI, but is a broader category because it can involve damage to structures other than the brain, such as the scalp and skull.

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My Intro

Started by Sassy in General Discussions. Last reply by Sassy yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi, My name is Sassy, My Husband suffered a moderate traumatic brain injury on January 24th 2015 as the result of a Motorcycle Accident, first hospital stabilized him then life flighted him to Trauma Hospital an hour away from our home, was in…Continue

TBI when I was younger and really struggling now!

Started by johncaelen in General Discussions yesterday. 0 Replies

My TBI was 24 yrs ago and I worked real hard on speech ect, and now that Im getting older Im really starting to struggle with imidiate memory, handwriting (have right side weakness), basic confusion ect. all of the things I worked on to…Continue

Frontal lobe damage

Started by MomBear in General Discussions. Last reply by josheb on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Hello All,I could use some advice/input regarding impulsivity/diminished inhibition after frontal lobe damage.  Has anyone found that this improves over time and/or with cognitive behavioral therapy?  Or any other therapy? Or has anyone learned any…Continue

Hi everyone feeling a little low

Started by Texariluv in General Discussions. Last reply by Ninibeth Feb 21. 4 Replies

Hi everyone feeling a little low

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This Week on TBI Support 

1 Frontal lobe damage

Frontal lobe damage

Posted by MomBear on November 10, 2014

2 Question....How do you guys who are suffering with a TBI remain so positive and display a positive outlook on life?

Question....How do you guys who are suffering with a TBI remain so positive and display a positive outlook on life?

Added by Brighteyeshazel on February 22, 2015

3 My Intro

My Intro

Posted by Sassy on February 13, 2015

4 Why no one believes me?

Why no one believes me?

Posted by Vivian on August 10, 2014

5 TBI when I was younger and really struggling now!

TBI when I was younger and really struggling now!

Posted by johncaelen on February 26, 2015

 
 
 

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