Short Tilte:Psychosocial factors in the development and maintenance of chronic somatic and functional symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury
Journal:Advances in Medical Psychotherapy
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):94, 7, , 22-Jan
Discusses the possible role of somatization in the maintenance of symptoms in mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), such as postconcussion syndrome. Presents concepts that propose that psychosocial factors such as expectancy and attribution may contribute to the development and continuation of symptoms in these exceptional cases.