The frontal lobes and traumatic brain injury

J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. Fall 1994;6(4):443-54. doi: 10.1176/jnp.6.4.443.

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.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brain Damage, Chronic / diagnosis
  • Brain Damage, Chronic / physiopathology*
  • Brain Damage, Chronic / psychology
  • Brain Damage, Chronic / rehabilitation
  • Child
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Frontal Lobe / injuries*
  • Frontal Lobe / physiopathology
  • Head Injuries, Closed / diagnosis
  • Head Injuries, Closed / physiopathology*
  • Head Injuries, Closed / psychology
  • Head Injuries, Closed / rehabilitation
  • Humans
  • Mental Recall / physiology
  • Motivation
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Problem Solving / physiology
  • Psychomotor Performance / physiology
  • Rehabilitation, Vocational / psychology