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Find current research studies focused on traumatic brain injury in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at IU School of Medicine.

Brain Injury Research

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Emotional problems after TBI

Emotional awareness and understanding is important for controlling emotions, which is a frequent problem after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Training to Reconnect With Emotional Awareness Therapy (TREAT) study aims to improve emotional functioning in people with a TBI.
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Irritability and aggression after TBI

Are you experiencing irritability and aggression after a traumatic brain injury? The Post-TBI Irritability and Aggression study will see if buspirone is effective in treating these feelings in people who have had a TBI.
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Explore Open Research Studies

Find all open studies for people with brain injury through IU School of Medicine's partner All IN for Health. 

Research Studies

Brain injury often impacts emotions

In this playlist, Flora Hammond, MD, and Dawn Neumann, PhD, discuss research to help understand how brain injury impacts emotions.

What is TBI?

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is damage to the brain that can result from violent impact to a person’s head.

Learn more about TBI