Psychotherapy in Children and Adolescents after a Serious Brain Injury

Authors: M. Nesrstová;  J. Baláčková
Authors‘ workplace: I. dětská klinika 2. LF UK, FN v Motole, Praha, přednosta doc. MUDr. J. Janda, CSc.
Published in: Čes-slov Pediat 2002; (9): 507-508.


The apallic syndrome develops as a result of traumatic brain damage. The authors describe in the submitted tase-record a Pacient after a head injury with subsequent severe brain damage and long-term apallic syndrome. They recommend to start as early as Possible in these Patients individual Psychotherapy and to ensure the Presence of the mother or another relative at the Patient's bedside.

Key words:
apallic syndrome, affection of somatic and Psychic functions, Psychotherapy

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Neonatology Paediatrics General practitioner for children and adolescents

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