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Early in her rehabilitative course, following a traumatic brain injury, "JD" demonstrated significant restlessness. She would impulsively attempt to get out of bed, and was observed to have poor sleep initiation with fragmented sleep at night. JD became agitated and fatigued following visits from multiple family members and friends. She was physically aggressive and easily distracted during her therapies. Vital signs showed a consistent tachycardia and mild hypertension without any fever or evidence of infection. What treatment approach would you recommend?
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