Head Injuries in Children: A Model for Predicting Course of Recovery and Prognosis



Given the scope of the health problems deriving from head injuries of children, there is a paucity of comprehensive studies and, in particular, insufficient information regarding psychological sequelae. The more relevant published studies during the past decade have included Brink, Garrett, Hale, Woo-Sam, and Nickel (1970), Black, Blumer, Wellner, and Walker (1971), Klonoff (1971), Klonoff and Low (1974), Klonoff and Paris (1974), Mandle-berg and Brooks (1975), Fuld and Fisher (1977), Tsushima and Towne (1977), Levin and Eisenberg (1979), Rutter, Chadwick, Shaffer, and Brown (1980), Chadwick, Rutter, Thompson, and Shaffer (1980), Black, Blumer, Wellner, Shepart, and Walker (1981), Brown, Chadwick, Shaffer, Rutter, and Traub (1981), and Chadwick, Rutter, Brown, Shaffer, and Traub (1981).


Head Injury Injured Child Intellectual Functioning Severe Head Injury Retrograde Amnesia 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Division of PsychologyUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear MedicineNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA

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