Family Adjustment to Minor Traumatic Brain Injury
Families are recognized as an important part of the rehabilitation process for the survivor of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). With this importance in mind, rehabilitation professionals have developed specific treatment approaches for families of these survivors (1–4).
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