TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Grahm E.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2008, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31313056

 

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