Psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents in the first six months after mild traumatic brain injury.

@article{Max2013PsychiatricDI,
  title={Psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents in the first six months after mild traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Jeffrey E Max and Russell J. Schachar and Julie A Landis and Erin D. Bigler and Elisabeth A. Wilde and Ann Catherine Eugenia Saunders and Linda Ewing-Cobbs and Sandra Chapman and Maureen Dennis and Gerri R Hanten and Harvey S. Levin},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={187-97}
}
The objective was to assess the nature, rate, predictive factors, and neurocognitive correlates of novel psychiatric disorders (NPD) after mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Children age 5-14 years with MTBI (N=87) from consecutive admissions to five trauma centers were enrolled and studied with semistructured psychiatric interviews soon after injury (baseline), and 70 of these children were assessed again 6 months post-injury. Injury severity; lesion characteristics; pre-injury variables… CONTINUE READING