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Childhood brain injury tied to adult anxiety, depression: study

NEW YORK: Children who sustained traumatic brain injuries may experience psychological effects like anxiety, phobias and depression more than a decade later, researchers say. “The study suggests that brain injury is in some way related to longer-term anxiety symptoms, while previously it was thought that brain injury only leads to short-term effects,” said lead author Michelle Albicini in an email. The anxiety may have many causes, including actual brain damage or the experience of living in an anxious family…