Brain Injury

  • Created by: Hodgieee
  • Created on: 08-09-17 20:34

Brain Injury

One biological explanation of crime investigates the relationship between offending behaviour and damage to the brain as a result of an injury. A brain injury may be caused by an accident or an illness. 

'Traumatic' brain injury occurs directly as a result of a trauma to the brain (i.e. car accident, falling and injuring the head or bring assaulted in the head). It can also be caused by long term alcohol and drug use. 

The consequence of the brain injury is dependent on the on the area of the brain that has been injured, as different parts of the brain are responsible…

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