Quetiapine Treatment for Mania Secondary to Brain Injury in 2 Patients
J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(3):497-498 [letter]
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In the only 2 studies that estimate prevalence of mania
secondary to traumatic brain injury (TBI), Jorge et al.1
mania in 9% of 66 consecutive brain-injured patients and
Van Reekum et al.2
found 22% of 18 TBI patients developed a
bipolar spectrum disorder after mild or moderate TBI. Both of
these estimates are higher than the known lifetime prevalence
of bipolar I disorder, which is 0.4% to 1.6%.3