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What kind of disabilities result from a brain damaged by lead?

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Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several

Usually these are intellctual, i.
e. Learning disorders, lower intelligence and behavioral, impulsive, inattentive. If you know someone with these issues, seeing a psychologist to determine the persons strengths and defecits will help in their rehabilitation. Often a psychiatrist is needed for the behvioral issues if the are causing dysfunction.

In brief: Several

Usually these are intellctual, i.
e. Learning disorders, lower intelligence and behavioral, impulsive, inattentive. If you know someone with these issues, seeing a psychologist to determine the persons strengths and defecits will help in their rehabilitation. Often a psychiatrist is needed for the behvioral issues if the are causing dysfunction.
Dr. Brad Bobrin
Dr. Brad Bobrin
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology

In brief: Lead effects on CNS

Depends on degree, and time period, as well as age at exposure.
Lead exposure damages cells in the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory.

In brief: Lead effects on CNS

Depends on degree, and time period, as well as age at exposure.
Lead exposure damages cells in the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory.
Dr. Idan Sharon
Dr. Idan Sharon
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