Purpose: Mood and anger changes are problems that greatly impact the lives of many people living with a brain injury and their families. The purpose of this study is to determine if a study medication, buspirone, is useful in treating mood and/or anger changes in people who have suffered a brain injury. This medication, buspirone, received FDA approval in 1986 for the treatment of Anxiety.
Objectives: To decrease mood and/anger changes in people who have had a brain injury.
Design: The Questionnaires will be filled out by the person with the brain injury and an observer (friend or family member). The study involves 4 visits to the study site to complete the study questionnaires and to speak with the study doctor.
Compensation: To help offset time and travel costs, participants and their observer will both receive $50 for the initial screening and $50 for the each visit following.
If you are interested in learning more about this study, please contact:
Flora Hammond, MD
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
4141 Shore Drive
For more information contact:
Becky Runkel, MHA, CCRP