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NFL players at risk of depression later in life
NFL players at risk of depression later in life

(January 16, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Texas – NFL players are at raised risk of depression as they age, according to a report presented at the AAN’s annual meeting. Researchers compared 34 retired NFL players with a history of concussion to 29 matched controls with no such history. Participants underwent tests measuring their thinking skills, mood and symptoms of depression. Results showed that the retired athletes scored much higher than minimal range for depressive symptoms than did controls

 
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