For most children and adolescents that experience concussions, symptoms resolve after a week or two. However, a small subset of kids has persistent symptoms lasting for months or even years after the injury. These symptoms can be disruptive and stressful, impacting many areas of their lives. New research shows a psychological intervention can help these patients, improving kids’ function and quality of life even years after a concussion.
Read the whole story at Nationwide Children’s Pediatrics: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Children with Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms.