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Webinar: Traumatic Brain Injury & SUD: Implications of Stimulants on Traumatic Brain Injury
August 31, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
This webinar will review the pharmacological characteristics of stimulant medications and also medications that provide a stimulant effect and review which medications are most effective in enhancing natural recovery and improving fatigue and cognitive functioning in TBI survivors. A discussion regarding the similarity of ADHD symptoms to TBI symptoms will be presented. Frontal lobe and temporal lobe syndromes will be described, and specific medications will be reviewed that are likely to have a positive impact on the TBI survivor. Case studies will also be presented exemplifying the complexity of brain injury, cognitive impairment and effective use of medications.