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Study of Effective Factors on Prediction of Mental Disorder in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Based on Logestic Regression
Elham Shafiei1, Esmaeil Fakharian *2, Abdollah Omidi1, Hossein Akbari1, Ali Delpisheh3
1- Kashan University of Medical Science
2- Kashan University of Medical Science , efakharin@gmail.com
3- Ilam University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: Severebrain injurycan make peoplesusceptible to mental disorder.However,  themildtraumatic braininjuryisstill open for discussion.The objectives of thisstudy was topredict theriskofmental disordersafter mildtraumaticbraininjury.

Materials & methods: Thisprospectivecohort studywasdoneon72patients withMTBIand 72other healthy controls.After6 months offollow-up, the individualswere assessed formemory testandtheirresponses toquestionnairesof DERS, BSI,and Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS) as well.Then, the risk ofmental disordersin terms ofdemographic variablesandpredictive valueof eachpatient wascalculated.

Findings: The results oflogistic regression modelshowed thatthe mildtraumatic braininjury, increases the risk ofmental disorder6months after thetraumaup to 11 times.After the injury, level of education (4.287 = OR), economic situation, (2.497 = OR),  and age (1.07 = OR), enhances the risk of mental disorders.

Discussion & Conclusions: Mental disordersafter TBIare closelyassociated  with demographic factors(level of education andeconomic status) andpsychologicalfactors.Based on the data gained inthisstudy,educational, psychiatric,and psychologicalinterventionscould be prioritized and accounted forprevention andbetter management ofsymptoms ofmental disordersin the patients.

Keywords: Traumatic braininjury, Mental disorder, Risk factors, Predictivemodel
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: immunology
Received: 2015/05/24 | Accepted: 2015/07/4 | Published: 2016/05/18
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Shafiei E, Fakharian E, Omidi A, Akbari H, Delpisheh A. Study of Effective Factors on Prediction of Mental Disorder in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Based on Logestic Regression. Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2016; 24 (1) :186-198
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