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Post-Acute Rehabilitation

Jeri Morris

in The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199733989
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199733989.013.0015

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

 Post-Acute Rehabilitation

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Post-acute brain injury rehabilitation was initially developed in the early 20th century by some of the most brilliant thinkers in medicine and psychology. Remarkably, the pioneers in post-acute rehabilitation had such insights and vision that their work remains the bases for brain injury treatment a century later. Stimulated by the effects of wars and impeded at times by social and political forces, the field draws intensely caring professionals, and techniques continue to be refined and innovations put into practice.

Keywords: Brain injury; traumatic brain injury; post-traumatic brain injury treatment; neurorehabilitation; cognitive rehabilitation

Article.  8921 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Clinical Psychology ; Neuropsychology

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