Monthly Archives: February 2012

Intellectual, behavioral, and social outcomes of traumatic brain injury in early childhood

Moderate/severe TBI at an early age appears to be associated with lowered intellectual function and possibly behavior problems. A child’s environment influences cognitive and behavior function after TBI. Read article

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Adjustment to loss of the driving role following traumatic brain injury

Driving cessation following TBI is associated with emotional, identity, transport and participation-related needs. An ongoing, individualised approach involving information, support and practical experiences may improve outcomes of driving cessation for people with TBI and their family members. Read article

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Microenvironment changes in mild traumatic brain injury

It is crucial that a clinically useful evaluation and management procedure be instituted for MTBI that encompasses both molecular pathophysiology and functional outcome. Read article

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Memory and anatomical change in severe traumatic brain injury: 1 year vs. 8 year follow-up

The study indicated that cognitive recovery in severe TBI subjects had not been completed within 3-13 months post-injury, but also that the neural degeneration in severe TBI continues long after the head trauma. Read article

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Noise sensitivity in individuals following traumatic brain injury

Noise sensitivity is an important and under-researched symptom that can result from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Read article

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New treatment for traumatic brain injury shows promise

A new drug is showing promise in shielding against the harmful effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Read article

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Effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy for reducing anxiety following traumatic brain injury

Study investigating the effectiveness of a 12-weekly anxiety treatment programme adapted for individuals with moderate-severe TBI, based on cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Read article

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