Abstract

Objectives: The detailed course of mental disorders at the acute and subacute stages of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), especially with regard to recovery from sleep disturbances, has not been well characterised. The aim of this study was to determine the course of depression, anxiety and sleep disturbance, following an mTBI. Setting: We recruited patients with mTBI from three university hospitals in Taipei and healthy participants as control group for this study. Participants: 100 patients with mTBI (35 men) who were older than 20 years, with a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 13-15 and loss of consciousness for

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere004205
JournalBMJ Open
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Brain Concussion
Sleep
Anxiety
Depression
Glasgow Coma Scale
Unconsciousness
Mental Disorders
Healthy Volunteers
Control Groups

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Recovery from sleep disturbance precedes that of depression and anxiety following mild traumatic brain injury : A 6-week follow-up study. / Ma, Hon Ping; Ou, Ju Chi; Yeh, Chun Ting; Wu, Dean; Tsai, Shin Han; Chiu, Wen Ta; Hu, Chaur Jong.

In: BMJ Open, Vol. 4, No. 1, e004205, 2014.

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