punch-drunk

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punch-drunk

demonstrating or characteristic of the behaviour of a person who has suffered repeated blows to the head, esp a professional boxer
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The pathology of that is better classified as dementia pugilistica and we kind of assumed it was only boxing related and you had to be exposed to a lot of concussive injuries.
The former player who took part in the study was found to have higher levels of the protein than a retired amateur boxer who has dementia pugilistica, also known as punch drunk syndrome.
According to Stewart, he found abnormal proteins associated with head injuries and dementia when he examined sections of brain tissue of a brain of a former rugby player, adding that the player was found to have higher levels of the protein than a retired amateur boxer who has dementia pugilistica, also known as punch drunk syndrome.
Forty years since, I knew psychiatrists who routinely investigated whether ABI was implicated in disturbed or antisocial conduct, while dementia pugilistica - the upshot of repeated blows to the head - has a long history of felling boxers, including Sugar Ray Robinson, as well as footballers and rugby players.
I think most physicians probably would recommend that a person try to maintain some kind of activity or exercise to help with that stiffness and try to help them maintain some of that flexibility," said Dick, who treated the late Mike Quarry for years before the former world-class light heavyweight died last year from dementia pugilistica.