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Level of Executive Functioning Related to Outcome Post-TBI

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Level of Executive Functioning Related to Outcome Post-TBI
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A brief summary of current research.

Association Between Cognitive Performance and Functional Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Longitudinal Multilevel Examination

Spitz, G, Ponsford, J, Rudzki, D, & Maller, JJ (2012). Neuropsychology, Vol 26(5), pp. 604-612.

Extensive research has found that certain characteristics such as age, education level, and length of post-traumatic amnesia are related to how well a person fares after brain injury. This study confirmed these findings; however, it also found that a person’s cognitive abilities, especially executive functions, were a better predictor of the rate and amount of recovery.

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this is so untrue. I was sharp as sharp prior to my concussion, I was my team leader at work and had the world in my hand. Now I have executive functioning issues and sensory overload issues and in vision therapy.

May 17th, 2016 6:05pm

What is Executive Function? (http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/executive-function-disorders/what-is-executive-function) educational resource

Oct 6th, 2013 10:28am


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