Your doctor is referring to issues attributed to specific aspects of a brain injury. An example would be the impairment or loss of control over judgment and normal inhibitions. Patients may struggle with perception problems or frequent frustration. They may be unable to control their impulses, get angry without provocation or act in socially inappropriate ways. Sometimes medications assist patients in regaining control of their behavior.
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