Post-traumatic growth, illness perceptions and coping in people with acquired brain injury.

@article{Rogan2013PosttraumaticGI,
  title={Post-traumatic growth, illness perceptions and coping in people with acquired brain injury.},
  author={Carol R Rogan and D{\'o}nal G Fortune and Garry R Prentice},
  journal={Neuropsychological rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={639-57}
}
Post-traumatic growth is a process by which an individual who has faced a significantly adverse and life-altering event, can show evidence of an ability meaningfully to construe benefits from such adversity. The purpose of this study was to investigate, in a sample of people with acquired brain injury (ABI), the contribution of illness perceptions, distress, disability, and coping strategies and health to post-traumatic growth. Seventy people with an ABI took part in this cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING