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After a concussion, persistent symptoms ‘may be PTSD’


Jul. 17, 2014 Medical News Today

After patients experience a concussion, a portion of them suffer long-term symptoms. Though the DSM-IV classes this condition as post-concussion syndrome, some researchers say this classification is controversial because these symptoms are subjective and common to other conditions. Now, a new study suggests these symptoms may be a result of post-traumatic stress disorder instead.

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