CTE on the Brain

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  • Diagnosing CTE
  • Concussions and Brain Trauma
  • The State of NFL Players’ Mental Health
  • Suicide and CTE
  • Black Athletes and CTE
  • CTE in the News
  • What Is CTE?
  • What CTE Does to the Brain
  • CTE Symptoms

Suicide and CTE

Because one of CTE’s symptoms is depression, suicide has been a disturbing trend to this neurological disease. Junior Seau’s 2012 suicide has been blamed on CTE along with dozens of other former football players including former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson, whose family sued the NFL. 

 (Photo: Charles Krupa, AP Photo/ File)

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