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Neuropsychology, Page 2

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:

Residual Dysfunction Following CO Poisoning:

Underlying Executive Function (Emotional / Behavioral Sequelae of Executive Dysfunction):

Frontal Lobe Dysfunction

  • Reduced self-control / Inappropriate behavior

  • Impulsivity

  • Emotional lability

  • Irritability

  • Emotional flattening

  • Excitability

  • Erratic carelessness

  • Rigidity

  • Reduced motivation

    Note: - Thanks to Dennis Helffenstein, Ph.D. for development of this material.

    ...... last changed 01/22/01

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