Journal article

Cognitive complaint and objective cognition during the post-acute period after mild traumatic brain injury in pre-morbidly healthy adults

Jacqueline F Anderson

BRAIN INJURY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

Primary Objective:The most widely used proxies of cognitive complaint after mTBI are post-concussion syndrome (PCS) symptom checklists, which do not have a clear relationship with cognition. This study investigated whether an mTBI-specific cognitive complaint measure would have clearer associations with objective cognition than a widely used PCS symptom checklist.Research Design:An observational design was used. A sample of 109 participants (52 mTBI and 57 healthy controls) completed a PCS symptom checklist, a cognitive complaint measure, and measures of information processing speed, attention, memory, executive function, depression and anxiety.Main Outcomes and Results:In the healthy contro..

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