Be Optimistic

Be optimistic about the likelihood of recovery. Most people who have persistent symptoms after a concussion do in fact recover well, and an upbeat outlook demonstrably aids recovery. Neuropsychologist Cynthia Boyd emphasizes the importance of positivity:

I Tell My Patients: "TBI Is a Temporary Condition"

"You are young. You have the whole future ahead of you. We need to get you well right now, so you can prepare for it."