Post-concussion Depression
08 November 2017 Depression

Post-concussion Depression

Many contact and collision sports are working hard to develop guidelines on the management of concussion. The focus is usually on the prevention of longer-term neurological sequelae. It seems that concussed athletes are also at risk of depression and this study describes some of the associations between concussion and subsequent depressive symptoms.

Vargas, G., Rabinowitz, A., Meyer, J., & Arnett, P. A. (2015). Predictors and prevalence of postconcussion depression symptoms in collegiate athletes. Journal of Athletic Training, 50(3). http://doi.org/10.4085/1062-60...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25643158













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