Potential impact of amantadine on aggression in chronic traumatic brain injury - Hammond FM, Malec JF, Zafonte RD, Sherer M, Bogner J, Dikmen S, Whitney MP, Bell KR, Perkins SM, Moser EA.

OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of amantadine on anger and aggression among individuals with a chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: A cohort of 118 persons with chronic TBI (>6 months postinjury) and moderate-severe aggression selected f...
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