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Depression in children following concussion and brain injury twice as likely as general population

A presentation at the American Academy of Pediatrics demonstrated that children who had suffered brain injury or concussion were twice as likely to develop symptoms of depression as their peers.

“Wylie MC, Gjelsvik A, Linakis JG, Vivier P. Depression in Children Diagnosed with Brain Injury or Concussion. American Academy of Pediatrics Presentation. 2013.

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