EBP Compendium: Summary of Systematic Review
Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
Behavioural Interventions for Children and Adults with Behaviour Disorders After TBI: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
Ylvisaker, M., Turkstra, L., et al.
Brain Injury, 21(8), 769-805.
Indicators of Review Quality:
The review addresses a clearly focused question
Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided
Search strategy is described in sufficient detail for replication
Included studies are assessed for study quality
Quality assessments are reproducible
Description: This is a review of experimental and non-experimental studies that examined the effects of behavioral treatments for children and adults with traumatic brain injury. Treatments were categorized by those using 1) contingency management procedures traditionally associated with applied behavior analysis (ABA), 2) proactive, antecedent-focused procedures associated with positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) or 3) a combination of traditional ABA and PBIS treatments.
Question not specifically stated.
Population: Children and adults with behavioral problems after traumatic brain injury.
Intervention/Assessment: Behavioral interventions using contingency management procedures, such as those associated with applied behavioral analysis; positive behavior interventions and supports; or a combination of the two procedures.
Number of Studies Included: 65
Years Included: Not stated
Keywords: Brain Injury, Behavioral Treatments
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Added to Compendium: December 2011