Pharmacotherapy for the pseudobulbar affect in individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury: A systematic review protocol

Fiona J. Clay, Amelia J. Hicks, Luke A. Perry, Jennie L. Ponsford, Mahesh Jayaram, Malcolm Hopwood

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Abstract

Review objective/question: The objective of this systematic review is to synthesize current evidence on the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy as compared to all comparators for the management of pseudobulbar affect in adults 16 years and over who have sustained a traumatic brain injury. The specific review question is: What is the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for the management of pseudobulbar affect in adults 16 years and over who have sustained a traumatic brain injury?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1739-1757
Number of pages19
JournalThe JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume16
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018

Keywords

  • Emotional lability
  • Pathological laughter and crying
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pseudobulbar affect
  • Traumatic brain injury

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