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The primary NIH organization for research on Brain Injury is the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

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What is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

Traumatic Brain Injury is also called Acquired brain injury. TBI happens when a bump, blow, jolt, or other head injury causes damage to the brain. Every year, millions of people in the U.S. suffer brain injuries. Treatment and outcome depend on the injury. TBI can cause a wide range of changes affecting thinking, sensation, language, or emotions. TBI can be associated with post-traumatic stress disorder. People with severe injuries usually need rehabilitation.
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