Sleep and Traumatic Brain Injury

JaffeeSleep dysfunction is a common symptom following a traumatic brain injury (TBI). In a Q&A in the latest issue of Practical Neurology, Michael S. Jaffee, M.D., vice chair of the UF department of neurology and director of the Trauma, Concussion and Sports Neuromedicine Program, discusses the role sleep disorders play in TBI recovery.

“One of the recent and interesting paradigms is to consider sleep as not only a symptom or sequelae of brain injury but also as a process that plays a role in recovery after TBI,” said Jaffee.

Click here to read the article in Practical Neurology.