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Major Depression Often Follows Brain Injury

TUESDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) — People who are hospitalized for a traumatic brain injury face an almost eight-fold higher risk of also suffering major depression.

That’s the finding of a team led by Charles H. Bombardier, professor of rehabilitation medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle and first author of a study published in the May 19 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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