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

posted on 14.07.2020, 23:38 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

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Psychological Sciences

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Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology

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