Author: Rahal Prema kumar

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a medical condition that can affect one’s physical, neurological, and/ or emotional functioning and occurs because of experiencing a jolt or blow to one’s head.... Read More

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs because of sudden damage to the brain. The American Association of Neurological Surgery explains that TBI “is a disruption in the normal functioning of the... Read More

Yes, depending on the situation, sporting injuries that cause trauma to the brain can affect one’s cognitive functioning. Trauma to the brain, also referred to as a traumatic brain injury... Read More

SMART is an acronym that stands for “Self-Management and Recovery Training.” It is theory-based substance abuse and/ or addiction recovery option that differs from the traditional twelve-step recovery model, such... Read More

Sober living facilities are optional residential group homes for individuals to move into after completing a formal substance abuse and/ or addiction treatment program. The Los Angeles Times explains that... Read More

Addiction, also known as substance use disorder, is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) as a chronic, relapsing brain disorder. It is characterized... Read More

Alcoholics Anonymous also referred to as AA, is an international fellowship of men and women who self-identify as having a drinking problem. According to Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. it... Read More

Opioids are a class of drugs naturally found in the opium poppy plant and can be chemically created in laboratories or are directly derived from the organic plant. The National... Read More

The term “brain surgery” refers to various medical procedures that involve surgically correcting physical abnormalities in the brain. It is concisely explained as “an operation to treat problems in the... Read More

When the brain sustains sudden damage, it is referred to as a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The American Association of Neurological Surgery explains that TBI “is a disruption in the... Read More