Following TBI, cognitive deficits, comorbid medical and neurological problems, as well as complex pharmacotherapeutic needs and sensitivities frequently complicate evaluation and treatment of psychosis in this population.
Traumatic brain injury in older adults is a rising epidemic. Test your knowledge on the issues facing your patients.
The collective awareness of this devastating neurodegenerative disease will likely result in intensifying efforts to improve our understanding of disease pathology as well as exploring potentially a promising therapeutic regimen.
HBOT can bring about dramatic improvement in many neurological conditions for which we have had very little to offer other than palliative care.
This Special Report addresses several specific areas of concern that are of importance to psychiatrists: Can depression be prevented after traumatic brain injury? What are the risks? Are there special issues involved in treatment?
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a public health epidemic. Psychiatric symptoms after TBI are not just common, but also troublesome.
The association between traumatic brain injury and negative psychiatric outcomes has a relatively long history. A review of the current state of the science and strategies for intervention.
Across all age groups, an estimated 5.3 million Americans are living with a TBI-related disability. Many of these individuals will live to be older adults.
The chronic and relapsing course of TBI-associated depression poses a challenge to the management of afflicted patients.
Phase 2 trial results suggest the possibility of a treatment that may regenerate brain cells following TBI.