“We can see people who have brain injuries. Their lives have been disrupted and so forth, and our response to them can be like, I’d be depressed, too. And so we can kinda think, like, it’s normal to be depressed, and that could lead to a lack of treatment for depression.” Dr. Chuck Bombardier, University of Washington’s TBI Model System
This video from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center shows the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on depression. Brandon Blake and Michelle Kauffman share how they worked with TBI Model System researchers to address challenges they faced with depression after experiencing a TBI.