Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

 

Information for Domestic Violence Service Providers

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain that is caused by external physical force.

A victim of domestic violence may suffer from a TBI without knowing it. This can happen when:

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