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Camilotto, N., Caamaño, P., & Leiva, S. (2024). Behavioral Changes after Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale. International Journal of Psychological Research, 17(1), 112–129.
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Objective. To analyze the behavioral changes of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) based on their performance on the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale (FrSBe). Method. We performed a systematic review and
meta-analysis of original articles that used the FrSBe scale in patients with TBI from the time of publication of the instrument (year 1999) to February 2022, using PubMed, Scopus, and EBSCO databases. Results. The search
yielded a total of 4318 records, of which 28 met the selection criteria. The studies reported that patientswithTBI showed impairments in some domains
assessed by the FrSBe: apathy and executive dysfunction. Conclusions. The results are consistent with behavioral impairments frequently reported
in TBI patients. Therefore, the FrSBe is presented as a useful and effective tool for the detection of behavioral changes in this population.



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