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Brain Sci. 2017, 7(8), 105; doi:10.3390/brainsci7080105

Evaluation and Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The Role of Neuropsychology

JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Center for Brain Injuries, Edison, NJ 08820, USA
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
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Received: 1 July 2017 / Revised: 8 August 2017 / Accepted: 9 August 2017 / Published: 17 August 2017
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Awareness of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and persisting post-concussive syndrome (PCS) has increased substantially in the past few decades, with a corresponding increase in research on diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with mTBI. The purpose of this article is to provide a narrative review of the current literature on behavioral assessment and management of patients presenting with mTBI/PCS, and to detail the potential role of neuropsychologists and rehabilitation psychologists in interdisciplinary care for this population during the acute, subacute, and chronic phases of recovery. View Full-Text
Keywords: mTBI; concussion; PCS; neuropsychology; cognitive rehabilitation mTBI; concussion; PCS; neuropsychology; cognitive rehabilitation
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Prince, C.; Bruhns, M.E. Evaluation and Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The Role of Neuropsychology. Brain Sci. 2017, 7, 105.

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