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| Published: December 25, 2017

Cognitive Skill Development Training for People with Traumatic Brain Injury

D. Vasantha Prabha ,

Ph.D. Research Scholar, Dept. of Psychology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Sarah Manickaraj

Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Presidency College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.119/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.119

ABSTRACT

The objective of the study is to examine the effectiveness of Cognitive Skill Development Training among People with Traumatic Brain Injury. A sample of 90 People with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury were chosen by purposive sampling from Neurological Departments. Post-Concussion Syndrome questionnaire and Cognitive Disability scale was administered. The research was conducted in four phases: (1) Baseline assessment (2) Pre-test (3) Cognitive Skill Development Training and (4) Post-test. To find out the effectiveness of Cognitive Skill Development Training, paired “t” test was computed. The findings revealed that Cognitive Skill Development Training among People with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury significantly improved cognition and adaptive behavior.
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D. Vasantha Prabha @ prabhacti@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.119/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.119

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Published in   Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017

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