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The Psychopathic Personality That Lacks Empathy Resembles A Frontal Brain Injury

People diagnosed as psychopathic have difficulty showing empathy, just like patients who have suffered frontal head injury. This has been shown in a new study from the University of Haifa. “Our findings show that people who have psychopathic symptoms behave as though they are suffering frontal brain damage,” said Dr. Simone Shamay-Tsoory, who conducted the […]

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Youth Offenders Have A Significantly Higher Rate Of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

A new study of young offenders has revealed they have a significantly higher rate of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) than that expected in society as a whole. Researchers at the University of Exeter also found TBI was associated with a greater number of convictions and, when there were three or more TBIs, greater violence in […]

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Treatment Hope For The Long Term Effects Of Brain Trauma

Brain damage continues to develop and evolve for months after a traumatic brain injury (TBI), revealing a potential target for treatments to improve brain trauma, new research led by the University of Melbourne, Australia has found. The study funded by the Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative is published in the latest issue of The Journal of Nuclear […]

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A Review of Evidence-Based Treatments for Moderate To Severe Brain Injury

“The Evidence-Based Review of Moderate To Severe Acquired Brain Injury*” provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of research that pertains to traumatic brain injury (TBI). The author have generously posted their work online for free as as PDF document. The Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, […]

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