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Response to Vattel (Reply #28)

Mon Mar 12, 2012, 08:34 PM

33. No, but impulse control is a result of TBI, coupled with PTSD, there is good reason to suspect it.

From the Wikipedia entry:

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TBI may cause emotional, social, or behavioral problems and changes in personality.[115][116][117][118] These may include emotional instability, depression, anxiety, hypomania, mania, apathy, irritability, problems with social judgment, and impaired conversational skills.[115][118][119] TBI appears to predispose survivors to psychiatric disorders including obsessive compulsive disorder, substance abuse, dysthymia, clinical depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders.[120] In patients who have depression after TBI, suicidal ideation is not uncommon; the suicide rate among these persons is increased 2- to 3-fold.[121] Social and behavioral symptoms that can follow TBI include disinhibition, inability to control anger, impulsiveness, lack of initiative, inappropriate sexual activity, poor social judgment, and changes in personality.[115][117][118][122]

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traumatic_brain_injury

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