Does Traumatic Brain Injury Cause Violence

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In conclusion, male delinquents are more likely to have traumatic brain injury. Hispanic white male are more likely to have traumatic brain injury than other ethnic backgrounds. Juvenile offenders with traumatic injury also are substance abusers and they also have psychological disorders. Offenders also have high levels of aggression and low levels of self-control. In this case study, it explores how traumatic brain injury can cause antisocial behavior and violent behavior. In the article entitled “ Does Traumatic Brain Injury cause violence”, by Drew Barzman, he stated that certain components contribute to violent behavior which is substance abuse, child hood upbringing, brain injury, and pre-existing personality disorders (Barzman,
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