PSC patients were more likely than Registry patients to meet criteria for one or more mental health diagnosis and exhibited higher proportions of PTSD, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and postconcussional disorder
. Interestingly, rates of SUDs and psychotic disorders did not differ between the two groups (Table 5).
HRQOL = health-related quality of life; TBI = traumatic brain injury; SF-36 = Short Form 36; ICU = intensive care unit; mTBI = mild TBI; ER = emergency room; BMI = body mass index; LSI-A = Life Satisfaction Index-A; QOL = quality of life; PCS = postconcussional syndrome; ICD = International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision; PCD = postconcussional disorder
; DSM-IV = Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition; SIP = Sickness Impact Profile; QOLIBRI = Quality of Life in Brain Injury Instrument.
Anderson also listed a multitude of symptoms as missing from the DSM-IV-TR discussion of postconcussional disorder
The DSM-IV diagnosis of "Postconcussional Disorder
," which is classified as a "Cognitive Disorder Not Otherwise Specified," has these research criteria:
following mild to moderate traumatic brain injury: Anxiety, depression, and social support as risk factors and comorbidities.
Emotional risk factors and postconcussional disorder
. Assessment, 10(4), 420-427.
* And in the appendix: Postconcussional Disorder
C(1) ("apathy or lack of spontaneity").