Recurrent concussion and risk of depression in retired professional football players.

@article{Guskiewicz2007RecurrentCA,
  title={Recurrent concussion and risk of depression in retired professional football players.},
  author={Kevin M Guskiewicz and Stephen W Marshall and Julian E. Bailes and Michael C. McCrea and Herndon P Harding and Amy Matthews and Johna Register Mihalik and Robert C. Cantu},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={
          903-9
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of our study was to investigate the association between prior head injury and the likelihood of being diagnosed with clinical depression among retired professional football players with prior head injury exposure. METHODS A general health questionnaire, including information about prior injuries, the SF-36 (Short Form 36), and other markers for depression, was completed by 2552 retired professional football players with an average age of 53.8 (+/-13.4) yr and an average… 

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