Concussions- Psychologist’s Role

by Ang Bartley, MASP Secretary; Pembina Trails School Division

Increasingly, we are hearing about the seriousness and effects of concussions. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters the way the brain functions. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination. Although concussions usually are caused by a blow to the head, they can also occur when the head and upper body are violently shaken.

You can read more of this article in the 2016 MASP Psyn Post Newsletter (for members only).

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