Mild traumatic brain injury and postconcussion syndrome: the importance of base rates in diagnosis and clinical formulation

Powell, Grahm E.
March 2008
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2008, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p237
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the article about mild traumatic brain injury and postconcussion syndrome by S. Meares and colleagues. He states that in the general population symptoms of postconcussion syndrome (PCS) are common such as sleeping problems, fatigue, and irritability. His views on the implications of defining a syndrome with high base rate symptoms are provided.


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