Depression Following Concussion in Retired Professional Football Players

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Clinical Question: In retired National Football League (NFL) players, what is the prevalence of depression after sustaining concussions? Clinical Bottom Line: There is emerging evidence to support the clinical question that retired NFL players with a history of concussion may be diagnosed with depression.

Thomson, Mansell, and Russ are with Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Carabello is with Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Russ (anne.russ@temple.edu) is corresponding author.
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