Author | Ricardo E. Jorge, MD

Articles

Depression Following TBI Can It Be Prevented?

April 24, 2019

The chronic and relapsing course of TBI-associated depression poses a challenge to the management of afflicted patients.

Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of Stroke: Issues and Implications for Clinicians

March 27, 2015

This review focuses on post-stroke depression, apathy, anxiety, and PTSD, because these disorders occur and have been studied most frequently.

Mood and Anxiety Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury

June 01, 2008

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the major cause of death and disability among young adults. In spite of preventive measures, the incidence of a TBI associated with motor vehicle accidents, falls, assault, and high-contact sports continues to be alarmingly high and constitutes a major public health concern. In addition, the recent military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in a large number of persons with blast injuries and brain trauma. Taking into account that cognitive and behavioral changes have a decisive influence in the recovery and community reintegration of patients with a TBI, there is a renewed interest in developing systematic studies of the frequency, mechanism, and treatment of the psychopathological alterations observed among these patients.