Life Improvement Following
Traumatic Brain Injury

Life Improvement Following Traumatic Brain Injury (LIFT)
is dedicated to educating patients, family members,
clinicians, researchers, and others about depression
after traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the
most promising and effective treatments.

Depression

Did you know?

  • Depression after TBI is associated with aggression and anxiety.
  • Less than half of those with TBI and depression receive counseling or antidepressants
  • Effective treatments for depression after TBI are available.

Read more about the impact of depression in individuals who have had a Traumatic Brain Injury.

Research

Gain insight and knowledge from published research by LIFT investigators and collaborators. Discover more here about:

  • Treating Depression after TBI
  • Patient Preferences in Depression Care
  • Epidemiology and Outcomes after TBI

Treatments

Did you know? 

Effective treatment can reduce depressive symptoms and increase quality of life in individuals who have suffered from Traumatic Brain Injury. Learn more about the benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for TBI and benefits of treatment such as:

  • Addressing social and interpersonal isolation
  • Returning to a healthy lifestyle of work or school
  • Optimally caring for a family member or friend with TBI