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Mental disorders in the long term and treatment after traumatic brain injury

Signs of long-term effects of TBI are fatigue, personality changes, syndromes associated with organic brain damage. In the late period after TBI may develop traumatic psychosis. They appear, as a rule, due to the additional effects of psychogenic or exogenous toxic nature. The clinical picture is dominated by affective psychosis traumatic, hallucinatory-delusional syndromes that develop on the background of existing organic basis manifestations of fatigue. Personality changes appear in the form of the characteristic features of the instability of mood, irritability manifestations in

Mental disorders in traumatic brain injury

Traumatic lesions of the skull play a significant role in the origin of the various types of psychopathology, including psychosis and different structures. In our country, traumatic brain injury (TBI) are diagnosed each year in four individuals in the population by 1000 (l. b. Likhterman et al, 1993). In the United States from its effects each year 2 million people suffer. Among the victims in connection with a traumatic brain injury is dominated by men. Particularly prevalent disorders due to traumatic brain injury observed during the wars. N. and. pies characterized as traumatic war epidemic. Currently in Russia in the structure of this pathology is dominated by domestic nature of TBI,
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