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Domestic violence victims suffer 'shocking' rate of brain injury, report finds

ABC News Stephanie Ferrier 30 April 2018

Researchers from Victoria’s Monash University examined data from hospital admissions between July 2006 and June 2017, and found that 40 per cent of 16,000 family violence victims had sustained a brain injury.   72 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

Police: Man Shook And Slammed Baby Whose Brain Injuries Required Coma

Police say a 32-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man shook and hit his 3-month-old daughter, causing brain damage that required doctors to put her in a medically induced coma for a month. 740 more words

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Traumatic brain injuries increase your risk of dementia later in life: study

A person who experiences traumatic brain injuries is more likely to develop dementia – even decades later, according to a new study.

The study, published Tuesday in the journal… 635 more words

Health

Mark Rypien details battle with depression, brain injury worries

The Associated Press

SPOKANE, WASHINGTON – Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien said he has attempted suicide, hired prostitutes and suffers from persistent depression. Now, he’s wondering if he sustained brain injuries while playing football. 744 more words

Desperate Cries - poetry of a Faithful Prison Wife

(Learning to function after traumatic brain injury recovery was regressed by a fall down the stairs)

My God!

My God!

Are you there?

I am trapped inside… 117 more words

Inmate Poetry By J-Love

The Silence-poetry of a Faithful Prison Wife

Let me shout! Let me sing!

Let me cry! Let me scream!

The silence is so deafening

It can be a lonely place to be… 67 more words

Inmate Poetry By J-Love

M1 road rage victim Brock Prime has 'long road ahead' after waking from coma, family say

Brisbane Times Toby Crockford 17 March 2018

The family of M1 road rage victim Brock Prime say he “has a long road ahead” after being woken from an induced coma by staff at the Gold Coast University Hospital this week.  30 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine