Too often, the medical issues associated with traumatic brain injury are mistakenly diagnosed as psychiatric disorders. A few simple questions and tests can elucidate the real culprit and lead to appropriate treatment.
No one has precise data about how many Americans receive ECT each year, let alone how many treatments each patients receives or how closely providers space treatments. This is a troubling dilemma, according to the authors.
In approximately half of patients with Huntington disease, symptoms of depression, irritability/aggression, executive dysfunction, psychosis, cognitive decline, and dementia present long before progressive motor symptoms.