Year 2019, Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 712 - 714 2019-07-04

Mood disorder following traumatic brain injury: a case report

Buket Koparal [1] , Behçet Coşar [2]

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Traumatic brain injury is a clinical situation that generally affects young people aged 45 years or younger and causes mortality and critical functional losses. The most common psychiatric disorder following taumatic brain injury is depression. Although the relationship between depression and organic diseases has been studied a lot, there is less data about mania. Secondary mania differs from primary mania with advanced beginning age, absence of family history, more difficult and slower response to treatment; and secondary mania usually has no recurrence. In this report, secondary mania and its clinical features are discussed in light of a mood disorder following a trauma case. The case is still followed with mood stabilizer treatment and the patient is euthymic. 

Traumatic brain injury, secondary mania
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports

Orcid: 0000-0003-1874-270X
Author: Buket Koparal (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Training and Research Hospital, Rize, Turkey
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-6422-499X
Author: Behçet Coşar
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Publication Date: July 4, 2019

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