Concussion linked with mental health disorders
People who experience concussion are more likely to later be diagnosed with ADHD or other psychological disorders compared with the general population, a study suggests.
Researchers from Canada have shown patients with concussion are almost 40% more likely to develop ADHD and 72% more likely to develop mood or anxiety disorders.
In addition, there's an increased risk of dementia diagnosis — of similar magnitude to mood disorders — and there’s a 57% increased risk of Parkinson’s disease, they say.
While previous studies