More Domestic violence survivors suffer Brain Injuries than AFL Footy players

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Traumatic Brain Injury affects one in four Family Domestic Violence Survivors. This is higher than professional football players and other professional sports. These are the ones diagnosed, and there are domestic violence survivors out there with symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury who go undiagnosed.

I have met several women who have been survivors of Family Domestic Violence, and have Traumatic Brain Injury. The stigma that is attached to TBI is already a hurdle, but have to explain to others that it is to do with Violence can be incomprehensible.

One mother diagnosed had her children removed from her in Family Court Australia because of this injury.

This is athe article in the Huffington Post regarding Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Earlier this week, The Huffington Post ran a story on undiagnosed traumatic brain injury in domestic violence survivors. We received an outpouring of emails from women who suspected they…

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