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The frontal lobes and traumatic brain injury.

Research paper by H H Levin, M F MF Kraus

Indexed on: 01 Jan '94Published on: 01 Jan '94Published in: The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences



Abstract

The authors review 1) the pathophysiological, neuroimaging, and neurobehavioral evidence for frontal lobe involvement in closed head injury; 2) studies elucidating the cognitive deficits and behavioral disturbance related to frontal lobe lesions associated with head injury; and 3) pharmacologic treatment of the neuropsychiatric manifestations of frontal lobe injury, including emerging therapies.