Understanding the Symptom Complex of Brain Injury

Brain Networks Disruption Key to Processing Problems after TBI – 401

Brain Networks Disruption Key to Processing Problems after TBI – 401

This is part 1 of 5 in the Understanding the Symptom Complex of Brain Injury Series  Gordon Johnson:        Doctor, we’ve covered the issues of severe brain injury and neuroanatomy and brain pathology. But what we really haven’t talked about is what is probably the area of greatest explosion of knowledge right now: The importance of(…)

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Environmental Factors Stress Brain Networks – 402

Environmental Factors Stress Brain Networks – 402

This is part 2 of 5 in the Understanding the Symptom Complex of Brain Injury Series  Gordon Johnson:        Before we leave the analogy of the 405… We also talk about brain dysfunction as a finite thing, like the brain will be equally dysfunctional at 8:00 in the morning as 4:00 in the afternoon. And we(…)

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Frontal Lobe Damage Impacts Behavior – 403

Frontal Lobe Damage Impacts Behavior – 403

This is part 3 of 5 in the Understanding the Symptom Complex of Brain Injury Series  Gordon Johnson:        You were going to show us, demonstrate some of the problems with networks and hubs with respect to this patient, is that correct? Dr. Erin Bigler:            Yes. So this is a patient who sustained a severe traumatic(…)

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Hubs Are Key Interchanges for Brain Activity – 404

Hubs Are Key Interchanges for Brain Activity – 404

This is part 4 of 5 in the Understanding the Symptom Complex of Brain Injury Series  Gordon Johnson:        When we talk about hubs, we’re not really talking about hubs in the traditional computer sense (and not there that’s a traditional computer sense). I think of a hub as my USB hub, for example, where the(…)

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Network Disruption Can Be More Disruptive Than Severe Damage – 405

Network Disruption Can Be More Disruptive Than Severe Damage – 405

This is part 5 of 5 in the Understanding the Symptom Complex of Brain Injury Series  Gordon Johnson:        I’d like to also talk about why we sometimes have very significant disability after mild burn injury and remarkable, miraculous recoveries from severe. You and I had this conversation yesterday and we talked about the difference between(…)

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