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Integrating Psychological Therapy into Interdisciplinary Child Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

  • Fergus Gracey
  • Gillian Olsen
  • Lorraine Austin
  • Suzanna Watson
  • Donna Malley

Abstract

The field of neuropsychological rehabilitation of childhood brain injury is still in the early stages of development, with the evidence base predominantly focused on cogntive and behavioural problems (Laatsch et al, 2007; Ylvisaker et al, 2007; Slomine and Locascio, 2009, Ross et al., 2011). Less attention has been paid to understanding the emotional and mental health issues fully. Yet there is mounting evidence to indicate mental health and quality of life to be major areas of concern across a range of ages and severity (Brown et al., 1981; Max et al., 1997, 1998, 2004, 2011; Fuemmeler et al., 2002; Limond et al., 2009; Tonks et al., 2010; Ross et al., 2011; Gracey et al., 2014a; Tsai et al., 2014).

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Traumatic Brain Injury Brain Injury Parental Stress Cognitive Reserve Psychological Therapy 
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  • Fergus Gracey
  • Gillian Olsen
  • Lorraine Austin
  • Suzanna Watson
  • Donna Malley

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