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Can a bad temper be caused by traumatic brain injury?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Brain injury, especially with damage to the frontal and temporal lobes can result in impulsivity, irritability and dysregulated behavior with excessive reactivity.

In brief: Yes
Brain injury, especially with damage to the frontal and temporal lobes can result in impulsivity, irritability and dysregulated behavior with excessive reactivity.
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
This depends on the severity and location of the injury.
Generally, individuals may become more irritable. Forgetful, and have difficulty concentrating. If the injury is in the frontal lobe, the person may have personality changes as well, such as emotional lability and disinhibition.

In brief: Yes
This depends on the severity and location of the injury.
Generally, individuals may become more irritable. Forgetful, and have difficulty concentrating. If the injury is in the frontal lobe, the person may have personality changes as well, such as emotional lability and disinhibition.
Dr. Emerald Lin
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If front of the brain is hurt yes can cause rage.

In brief: Yes
If front of the brain is hurt yes can cause rage.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very much so
Depending on the severity and location of the traumatic brain injury personality changes can happen.
A famous quote is "[mr.] gauge was no longer gauge". Moodiness, depression, reduced control of anger or other emotions, or even lack of initiation and motivation, and passivity are possible. Depression is more often left-brain injury and mania or lack of awerness - right.

In brief: Very much so
Depending on the severity and location of the traumatic brain injury personality changes can happen.
A famous quote is "[mr.] gauge was no longer gauge". Moodiness, depression, reduced control of anger or other emotions, or even lack of initiation and motivation, and passivity are possible. Depression is more often left-brain injury and mania or lack of awerness - right.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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