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Long-term maintenance of treatment effects following intervention for families with children who have acquired brain injury

DT Woods, C Catroppa, C Godfrey, VA Anderson

Social Care and Neurodisability | Published : 2014

Abstract

Purpose – Where no psychosocial or interventional support is provided, children with acquired brain injury (ABI) are at significant risk of serious long-term behavioural and social difficulties. The purpose of this paper is to report the six- and 18-month long-term treatment effects of a family centred behavioural intervention to help families manage and prevent challenging behaviours in children following ABI. Design/methodology/approach – In total, 31 parents were followed up at three time points (post-intervention, 6 and 18 months) after participating in an ABI adapted manualised “Signposts for Building Better Behav..

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