Psychiatry | The estimated lifetime prevalence of traumatic brain injury among adolescents was approximately 20%, according to data published in JAMA.
Startling statistics coming out of some recent studies which suggest that one in five adolescents in the United States have suffered a #traumaticbraininjury in their lifetime. Approximately 5-8 percent of teens report having sustained a TBI at some point in the prior 12 months. Most of these injuries are related to sports and other activities. The study also indicates a correlation between lesser academic performance and TBI.
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