Cognitive-behavioral prevention of postconcussion syndrome.

@article{Mittenberg1996CognitivebehavioralPO,
  title={Cognitive-behavioral prevention of postconcussion syndrome.},
  author={Wiley Mittenberg and Geoffrey Tremont and Raymond E. Zielinski and Sergio Fichera and Katrina Rayls},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={139-45}
}
The symptoms of postconcussion syndrome (PCS) are persistent, and no empirically tested treatment is available. The treatment group (n = 29) in this study received a printed manual and met with a therapist prior to hospital discharge to review the nature and incidence of expected symptoms, the cognitive-behavioral model of symptom maintenance and treatment, techniques for reducing symptoms, and instructions for gradual resumption of premorbid activities. The control group (n = 29) received… CONTINUE READING
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