Psychiatry Injury in UK Law

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a Risk Factor for Dementia
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Traumatic brain injuries are considered risk factors for other neurologic diseases such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and epilepsy. A recently published, British Journal of Psychiatry article d...
    ......A recently published, British Journal of Psychiatry article discusses “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a Risk Factor for ... any questions or concerns regarding PTSD and/or a traumatic brain injury, please contact Bruce Stern and the Traumatic Brain Injury ......
  • New Study Debunks Claim that Neuroplasticity is a Myth—the Later the Onset of Mild TBI, the Worse the Outcome
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The theory of neuroplasticity holds that the brain will change and adapt to different conditions including to childhood injuries. This theory is often challenged and sometimes referred to as a “myt...
    ...... new study by Seena Fazel and colleagues from the Department of Psychiatry at University of Oxford in the United Kingdom delivered data that supports ... identified all those who had sustained at least one traumatic brain injury up to the age of 25 and their unaffected siblings. The data sets used ......
  • Is Expert Witness Immunity About To Be Abolished? A Case Note On 'Paul Wynne Jones v Sue Kaney' [2010] EWHC 61 (QB)
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... provided negligent opinion evidence when she acted as Mr Jones' psychiatry expert in a previous personal injury claim arising out of a road traffic ......
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