A Blow to the Headby Barbara Kapetanakes, PsyD. on 09/21/15
In light of the recent reports regarding NFL players' autopsies, a report that indicates that virtually all those in the study showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, it seemed timely to write about concussions.
As we learn more and more about the workings of the brain, we are learning more and more about what even minor damage can do, and how to deal with accidents when they occur. My hope is that we will continue to study this important issue and continue to make sports and other activities safer.
Rather than write an entire blog on the subject, you are welcome to read my current article on the subject.