The role of preinjury education and intelligence level in intellectual loss after brain injury


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Abstract

“It has been suggested that degree of education may positively influence man's ability to withstand intellectual deterioration after brain injury.” This prediction was examined in a population of 62 brain-injured men and 50 controls. The results did not support the hypothesis that preinjury education and preinjury scores on a general intelligence test (AGCT) are related to magnitude of loss (on AGCT) after injury. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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