Hot Topic Module: Traumatic Brain Injury and Depression

This Hot Topic Module consists of a suite of resources to help individuals with traumatic brain injury understand depression.

 

Resources

TBI and Depression Resources


VIDEOS: Traumatic Brain Injury and Depression
Our featured video and brief video clips show the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on depression in daily life. and share how they worked with TBI Model System researchers to address depression they faced after TBI. To see our featured video click here. To view additional video clips click here.
 

FACTSHEET: Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury
After traumatic brain injury (TBI), many people will suffer from depression. These changes will intefere with a persons normal activities and daily life. This factsheet will help people understand some of the common symptoms and treatment options for depression after TBI.
 

SLIDESHOW: Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury
After traumatic brain injury (TBI), many people will suffer from depression. These changes will intefere with a persons normal activities and daily life. The information in this slideshow will help people understand some of the common symptoms and treatment options for depression after TBI.
 

QUICK REVIEW OF RESEARCH: The Impact of Self-Awareness and Depression on Subjective Reports of Memory, Quality-of-Life, and Satisfaction With Life Following TBI
This study looked at how self-awareness and depression are related to memory, quality of life, and satisfaction in individuals with TBI.
 

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FACTSHEET: Fatigue After Traumatic Brain Injury
Fatigue is one of the most common problems people have after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). If you are experiencing fatigue, there are things you can do to decrease feelings of exhaustion, tiredness, weariness or lack of energy. The information in this factsheet describes causes of fatigue after TBI and ways to help alleviate these problems.
 

FACTSHEET: Emotional Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury
A brain injury can change the way people feel or express emotions. An individual with TBI can have several types of emotional problems. This factsheet discusses possible emotional problems after a traumatic brain injury.
 

SLIDESHOW: Emotional Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury
Emotional problems occur in people after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A brain injury can change the way people feel or express emotions. An individual with TBI can have several types of emotional problems. The information in this slideshow describes the causes of emotional problems after a TBI.
 

QUICK REVIEW OF RESEARCH: What is Post TBI Fatigue?
This article summarizes the literature on post-traumatic brain injury fatigue (PTBIF).