When a minor head injury results in enduring symptoms: a prospective investigation of risk factors for postconcussional syndrome after mild traumatic brain injury

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  • Ruihua Hou
  • Rona Moss-Morris
  • Robert Peveler
  • Karin Mogg
  • Brendan P Bradley


A significant proportion (15-30%) of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) are at risk of developing postconcussional syndrome (PCS). The aim of this study was to investigate the contributions of cognitive, emotional, behavioural and social factors to the development of PCS and identify early predictors.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-23
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012