Family functioning and emotional state two and five years after traumatic brain injury.

@article{Ponsford2010FamilyFA,
  title={Family functioning and emotional state two and five years after traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Jennie Louise Ponsford and Michael Sch{\"o}nberger},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={306-17}
}
Previous studies have documented poor family functioning, anxiety, and depression in relatives of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, few studies have examined family functioning over extended periods after injury. The present study aimed to investigate family functioning and relatives' emotional state 2 and 5 years following TBI, predictive factors, and their interrelationships. Participants were individuals with TBI and their relatives, with 301 seen at 2 years and 266 at… CONTINUE READING