Joanna S. Burg

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The relationship between self-reported history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychiatric treatment outcome was investigated. TBI was hypothesized to be frequent, associated with cognitive deficits on neuropsychological testing, and less amenable to standard psychiatric treatment. Subjects were 42 psychiatric patients with a self-reported history of(More)
This study investigated the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in an inpatient psychiatric population. We hypothesized increased prevalence of TBI relative to the general population due to a variety of risk factors observed in psychiatric patients. One hundred (mean age = 34) psychiatric inpatients completed the revised Head Injury Questionnaire.(More)
Thirty adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) (20 males and 10 females, mean age 40 years) and a non-injured control group (12 males and 13 females, mean age 41 years) were tested on 16 tests of attention including three tasks of the Gordon Diagnostic System (GDS), a relatively new set of attention tasks. No differences between groups were found on age or(More)
Performance data were collected on the Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (K-BIT) from a total of 196 individuals from six diverse populations. College students did best, followed closely by closed head-injured adults and their controls; the order of performance then was learning-disabled children, psychiatric patients, and finally, neurosurgical patients in(More)
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