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Aggressive behavior and posterior cerebral artery stroke

Published inArchives of Neurology, vol. 64, no. 7, p. 1029-1033
Publication date2007
Abstract

Objective: To describe the mechanisms leading to aggressive behavior among patients with acute posterior cerebral artery stroke. Design, setting, and patients: We prospectively included all of the patients with posterior cerebral artery stroke and aggressive behavior admitted to our department from January 1, 2003, to December 31, 2004. Patients with history of stroke, cognitive impairment, or prior history of psychiatric disease were excluded.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Aggression/physiology
  • Antipsychotic Agents/therapeutic use
  • Brain/blood supply/pathology/physiopathology
  • Disease Progression
  • Functional Laterality/physiology
  • Hemianopsia/etiology/pathology/physiopathology
  • Humans
  • Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery/complications/pathology/physiopathology
  • Limbic System/blood supply/pathology/physiopathology
  • Male
  • Mental Disorders/etiology/pathology/physiopathology
  • Occipital Lobe/blood supply/pathology/physiopathology
  • Posterior Cerebral Artery/anatomy & histology/pathology/physiopathology
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prospective Studies
  • Temporal Lobe/blood supply/pathology/physiopathology
  • Thalamus/blood supply/pathology/physiopathology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Visual Pathways/blood supply/pathology/physiopathology
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
BOTEZ, Stephan A et al. Aggressive behavior and posterior cerebral artery stroke. In: Archives of Neurology, 2007, vol. 64, n° 7, p. 1029–1033. doi: 10.1001/archneur.64.7.1029
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