The contribution of pre-existing depression to the acute cognitive sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury.

@article{Preece2007TheCO,
  title={The contribution of pre-existing depression to the acute cognitive sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Megan Haf Wyn Preece and Gina Malke Geffen},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={
          951-61
        }
}
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of pre-existing depression on the cognitive sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) within 24 hours of injury. RESEARCH DESIGN A 2 x 2 between-subjects design was used to examine the effect of depression and injury type on neuropsychological test performance. The independent variables were the injury type (mTBI or control) and the presence of depression (depressed or not depressed). METHODS AND PROCEDURES Participants who had sustained mTBI… CONTINUE READING