Behavioral health symptoms associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy: a critical review of the literature and recommendations for treatment and research.

@article{Antonius2014BehavioralHS,
  title={Behavioral health symptoms associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy: a critical review of the literature and recommendations for treatment and research.},
  author={Daniel Antonius and Nickie Mathew and John D Picano and Andrea L Hinds and Alex Cogswell and Josie L Olympia and Tori Brooks and Michael B Digiacomo and John G. Baker and Barry S Willer and John Leddy},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={313-22}
}
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative syndrome that has been linked to serious psychiatric symptoms, including depression, aggression, and suicidal behavior. This review critically examines the extant research on the behavioral manifestations of CTE and concludes that the paucity of longitudinal prospective studies on CTE, combined with a lack of research-accepted diagnostic criteria for identifying individuals who are considered at risk for CTE, makes it difficult to… CONTINUE READING