Journal article

MMPI-2 profiles 23 years after paediatric mild traumatic brain injury

Erik Hessen, Vicki Anderson, Knut Nestvold

BRAIN INJURY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2008

Abstract

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: Research suggest that post-concussive syndrome after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is more common than chronic cognitive impairment. The aim of this study was to investigate very long-term outcome of subjective complaints after paediatric mTBI. RESEARCH DESIGN: The study was a follow-up 23 years after a prospective head injury study at a general hospital in Norway. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Forty-one patients were assessed with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) 23 years after sustaining mTBI as children. MAIN OUTCOMES AND RESULTS: A good overall outcome was found with scores close to the normative mean, average length of education and normal emp..

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