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Exploring the Period of Post Traumatic Amnesia and Agitated Behaviour Following Traumatic Brain Injury

posted on 14.07.2020 by COURTNEY SPITERI
This thesis investigated the period of Post Traumatic Amnesia (PTA) and the occurrence of agitated behaviour following Traumatic Brain Injury, by firstly, comparing different assessment measures of PTA; secondly, examining the association between aspects of cognitive function and agitation; and thirdly exploring the impact of agitation, along with pain, fatigue and cognitive status on rehabilitation participation and physical outcome at emergence from PTA.


Principal supervisor

Adam Mckay

Additional supervisor 1

Professor Jennie Ponsford

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Department, School or Centre

Psychological Sciences

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Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology

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