Concussion in youth linked to later psychiatric problems

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) sustained before the age of 25 is linked to future psychiatric disability, a large UK-led study shows.

But children and teens are unlikely to get long-term follow-up after a significant head injury, the researchers say.  

They looked at a Swedish cohort of 1.1 million individuals born between 1973 and 1985, finding that over 9% had sustained at least one TBI