Mild brain injuries associated with mental, behavioral issues in children

Mild traumatic brain injuries may raise the risk for affective and behavioral disorders in children, according to research published in Pediatrics.
Mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs) can occur in sports or from a fall, and represent at least 75% of all traumatic brain injuries annually, according to the researchers.
“In a previous study of mTBI, we found that 42% of patients with an mTBI diagnosis in our system were under 18,” Richard Delmonico, PhD, director of neuropsychology at the Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, California, told Healio. “While our

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