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Behavioural interventions for children and adults with behaviour disorders after TBI: a systematic review of the evidence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17676437     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the evidence for the effectiveness of behavioural interventions for children and adults with behaviour disorders after TBI.
DESIGN: Using a variety of search procedures, 65 studies were identified. This literature was reviewed using a set of questions about participants, interventions, outcomes and research methods.
PARTICIPANTS: The 65 studies included 172 experimental participants, including children and adults.
INTERVENTIONS: A number of specific intervention procedures were used, falling into three general categories: traditional contingency management, positive behaviour interventions and supports and combined.
RESULTS: All of the studies reported improvements in behavioural functioning.
CONCLUSIONS: Behavioural intervention, not otherwise specified, can be considered a treatment guideline for children and adults with behaviour disorders after TBI. Both traditional contingency management procedures and positive behaviour support procedures can be said to be evidence-based treatment options. However, a variety of methodological concerns block stronger conclusions.
Authors:
Mark Ylvisaker; Lyn Turkstra; Carl Coehlo; Kathy Yorkston; Mary Kennedy; McKay Moore Sohlberg; Jack Avery
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain injury     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0269-9052     ISO Abbreviation:  Brain Inj     Publication Date:  2007 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-06     Completed Date:  2008-02-05     Revised Date:  2014-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710358     Medline TA:  Brain Inj     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  769-805     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Behavior Therapy*
Brain Injuries / psychology*
Child
Humans
Mental Disorders / etiology*,  therapy*
Treatment Outcome

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