Article Text

Download PDFPDF

Traumatic brain injury increases the risk of psychiatric illness

Statistics from Altmetric.com

OpenUrlCrossRefPubMedWeb of Science

Q Does traumatic brain injury increase the risk of psychiatric illness?

METHODS

Embedded ImageDesign:

Prospective cohort study.

Embedded ImageFollow up period:

Three years.

Embedded ImageSetting:

Puget Sound area, Washington State, USA; recruited in 1992.

Embedded ImagePeople:

939 people, aged >15 years, diagnosed with traumatic brain injury according to ICD-9-CM criteria. For each case of traumatic brain injury three people matched for sex, age, and diagnosis date were selected as controls. Exclusions: incomplete medical records for the preceding year; previous traumatic brain injury.

Embedded ImageRisk factors:

Mild traumatic brain injury; moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (ICD-9-CM).

Embedded ImageOutcomes:

Incidence of any psychiatric disorder determined by diagnosis (ICD-9-CM), …

View Full Text

Supplementary materials

  • Web-only Tables

    The tables are available as downloadable PDFs (printer friendly files).

    If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer,
    you can download this free-of-charge, please Click here

     

    Files in this Data Supplement:

    • [View PDF] - Table 1 Prevalence of any psychiatric illness over 3 years
    • [View PDF] - Table 2 Risk of psychiatric illness after traumatic brain injury

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.