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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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