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Representing All Masters-Degreed Psychology Professionals in Texas

Traumatic Brain Injury
Yearly Statistics in the U.S.
• 1.5 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury
• 230,000 are hospitalized
• 50,000 die
• 90,000 suffer long-term or life-long disabilities
• TBI is the leading cause of death and disability in children and young adults

Economic Costs of TBI
• lifetime 325,000 to 4 million dollars for the individual
• annual total economic cost of 37 to 159 billion dollars

Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury
Depending on the area of the brain that is damaged, there will be alterations in mood, emotional reactions, memory, sensation and perception, or motor coordination.

Merck Manual on Head Injury

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Brain Injury Central
- Brain Injury Screening Questionnaire
- For People with TBI and Their Family Members
TBI Consumer Reports: A published series that summarizes research conducted at Mount Sinai. These reports are available at no cost, by contacting us or by downloading them. Reports are available on several topics:
  -- Long-term Post-TBI Health Problem
  -- Aerobic Exercise Following TBI  
  -- Parenting after TBI
  -- Coping with Emotional Distress
  -- Coping with Sexual Problems
  -- Coping with Substance Abuse Problems after TBI
  -- Peer Mentoring
  -- Person-Centered Planning

Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia: Head Injury

Healthopedia - Brain and Nervous System

National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neuroscience Research

National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Resource Center

National Neurotrauma Society

Society for Neuroscience

Brain Damage Net

Brain Injury Resource Center

Brain Trauma Foundation

Centre for Neuro Skills - TBI Resource Guide

Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Injury Association of Texas

British Neuroscience Association

Canadian Association for Neuroscience

Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation

North American Brain Injury Society

International Brain Injury Association

We Are TBI - Social Support Network for People living with TBI

Neuro Trauma Law Nexus

Brain Injury - Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

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Dallas, TX 75360

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