Combining attention and metacognitive training to improve goal directed behavior in Veterans with TBI
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January 2020 -
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Background: TBI can be the beginning of a disease process that produces change that continue years after injury resulting in debilitating chronic TBI symptomatology. Some studies find that up to 30% of people that have sustained mTBI have persistent symptoms. Enduring cognitive deficits after mTBI present barriers to full functional recovery and re-entry into societal roles. Executive dysfunction, poor attention-concentration, and memory difficulties are the most persistent disabilities faced by...