Family environment affects outcome of treatment for children/adolescents after brain injury

Takeaway

  • Efficacy of family and teen-only treatments for children/adolescents following traumatic brain injury (TBI) was influenced by the number of parents in the home.

Why this matters

  • Children/adolescents who sustain a TBI are at risk of short- and long-term psychosocial challenges, the effects of which may extend to their parents and family.