More than 16 million people in the United States are affected by brain disorders annually. These disorders include stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. The global economic burden of brain disorders, including cost of treatment and lost productivity of patients and caregivers, is expected to exceed $6 trillion by 2030 (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Chicago, 2013). Recent economic data indicate the …

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