The temporal relationship between depression, anxiety, and functional status after traumatic brain injury: A cross-lagged analysis

Michael Schonberger, Jennie Louise Ponsford, Kate Gould, Lisa Susan Johnston

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Poor functional status and high rates of anxiety and depression have been reported in individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, it is unclear whether psychiatric disorders after TBI are a cause or a consequence of functional limitations. The current study aimed to investigate the temporal relationship between anxiety, depression and functional impairment following TBI. The study has a prospective, longitudinal single-group design
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)781 - 787
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the International Neuropsychological Society
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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