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Are personality changes common after a head injury with concussion?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, not permanent

Concussions are a traumatic brain injury (tbi) commonly affecting 4 areas: thinking, emotion, sleep and body.
Symptoms affecting thinking are poor concentration, slow thinking; emotional are irritability, sadness, anxious ; sleep are increased sleeping, trouble falling or staying asleep; body are headache, nausea, dizzy, sensitivity to light or sounds. If you have any of these see your doctor.

In brief: Yes, not permanent

Concussions are a traumatic brain injury (tbi) commonly affecting 4 areas: thinking, emotion, sleep and body.
Symptoms affecting thinking are poor concentration, slow thinking; emotional are irritability, sadness, anxious ; sleep are increased sleeping, trouble falling or staying asleep; body are headache, nausea, dizzy, sensitivity to light or sounds. If you have any of these see your doctor.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes it depends on area of brain affected.

In brief: Yes

Yes it depends on area of brain affected.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not uncommon.

Post-concussion syndrome includes symptoms such as depression, anxiety and irritability.

In brief: Not uncommon.

Post-concussion syndrome includes symptoms such as depression, anxiety and irritability.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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