Approximately 47.6% of individuals with an acquired brain injury (ABI) report having depression. Moreover, about 41.2% report having thoughts of suicide. ABI is defined as damage to the brain that occurs after birth and is not associated with a degenerative neurological disorder. These findings were presented in "Social and psychological influences on satisfaction with life after brain injury," by Cecile J. Proctor, Ph.D.; and Lisa A. Best, Ph.D. The researchers surveyed 592 brain injury survivors measuring responses on blame attribution (associated with their injury), depression, fear of isolation, leisure satisfaction, loneliness (social, family, and romantic), personality . . .