Neuropsychiatric consequences of traumatic brain injury: a comparison between two age groups.

@article{Deb2007NeuropsychiatricCO,
  title={Neuropsychiatric consequences of traumatic brain injury: a comparison between two age groups.},
  author={Shoumitro Deb and James P Burns},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={301-7}
}
BACKGROUND Neurobehavioural symptoms and certain psychiatric disorders are common after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Relatively few studies have investigated the effect of age upon these outcomes. AIM Our aim was to compare the rates of neurobehavioural symptoms and psychiatric disorders between 18-65 year old and over 65 year old patients with TBI. METHOD 120 adults aged 18 to 65 years and 45 adults over 65 years of age who were admitted to a hospital following a TBI were assessed for… CONTINUE READING

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