Traumatic brain injury: Age at injury influences dementia risk after TBI

Johnson, V. E. and Stewart, W. (2015) Traumatic brain injury: Age at injury influences dementia risk after TBI. Nature Reviews Neurology, 11(3), pp. 128-130. (doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2014.241) (PMID:25534914)

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Abstract

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is increasingly recognized as a risk factor for dementia. New data provide further support for this association and demonstrate the influence of age at injury and injury severity on dementia risk after TBI, revealing that even mild TBI increases dementia risk in those aged ≥65 years.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Stewart, Dr William
Authors: Johnson, V. E., and Stewart, W.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
Journal Name:Nature Reviews Neurology
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:1759-4758
ISSN (Online):1759-4766
Published Online:23 December 2014
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 Nature Publishing Group
First Published:First published in Nature Reviews Neurology 11(3):128-130
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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