Dr. Donald Stein Discusses Traumatic Brain Injury Death Risk in Los Angeles Times
Dr. Donald Stein, faculty member in Neuroscience said the results suggested that the brain injury itself increased the risk of mortality. Many of the injuries occur in parts of the brain responsible for judgment, executive function and impulse control. "If these people are higher risk takers and have frontal temporal cortex injuries that exacerbate the problems, it's not surprising that they have higher rates of suicide," Stein said. Click here to view the full article on LATimes.com.