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SEQUELA COMPORTAMENTAL PÓS-TRAUMATISMO CRANIANO

SEQUELA COMPORTAMENTAL PÓS-TRAUMATISMO CRANIANO,Paulo Mattos,Eloisa Saboya,Cátia Araújo

SEQUELA COMPORTAMENTAL PÓS-TRAUMATISMO CRANIANO   (Citations: 1)
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ABSTRACT - We portray a case of traumatic brain injury followed,by symptoms,of disexecutive or frontal lobe syndrome: apathy, lack of pragmatism and loss of previous abilities, specially those concerning social interaction - in particular with,opposite,sex - resulting in impairment,of his characteristic,charm. The results of the neuropsychological examination included retrieval mnemic deficits with normal recognition, impaired motor dexterity,and,cognitive,flexibility in the presence,of normal,intelligence. The cognitive-behavioural symptomatology,contrasted,with a normal,neurologic,examination. KEY WORDS: traumatic brain injury, frontal lobe, frontal lobe syndrome. Professor Adjunto Doutor da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) e Diretor do Centro de Neuropsicologia Aplicada, Rio de
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