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National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging Webinar Series- Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Illness Among Older Adults: The Problem and New Management Approaches
Each year, an estimated 40 million older Americans (age 65+) experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Older adults who suffer from a TBI are at an increased risk for developing mental health disorders, such as major depression and panic disorder. Join this webinar to learn how TBIs impact older adults and the process of aging, and how to treat consequential mental health disorders. The presenter will also share new clinical and geriatric approaches to evaluating TBI.

Presenter: Matthew Peters, M.D.

Presenter bio: Matthew Peters, M.D., is Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Peters is an active clinician, teacher, and researcher, and sees patients in the Acquired Brain Injury Clinic and Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview. He has been internationally recognized for his research work and has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center.

Mar 26, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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