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Concussion may cause emotional symptoms in some teens
Concussion may cause emotional symptoms in some teens (July 18, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Kentucky - Following a concussion, some teens may experience emotional symptoms, according to a report presented at the Sports Concussion Conference. Researchers studied nearly 40 athletes aged 12-17, all of whom had persisting concussion symptoms for an average of nearly 40 days. They found that 22 of these teens demonstrated irritability, aggression, anxiety, depression, apathy mood changes or excessive emotional reactions following their concussion, while 15 teens had no emotional symptoms. Researchers found that the teens with the emotional symptoms were also more likely to be sensitive to light or noise.
 
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