In-depth

Causes

Traumatic brain injury

While mild traumatic brain injury generally results in few long-term problems, more severe injury can cause several physical, emotional, behavioral, communication and cognitive problems.

Complications

Bipolar disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder

Heart attack

Risk factors

Depression

Postpartum depression

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Living through a traumatic event can leave lasting scars. Medications, therapy and coping skills can help you regain a sense of control.

Symptoms

Whiplash

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