Psychological treatment for anxiety in people with traumatic brain injury
There is some evidence for the effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for treating acute stress disorder following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and of CBT combined with neurorehabilitation for targeting general anxiety symptomatology in people with mild-to-moderate TBI.
Psychological treatments are commonly used in the management of anxiety. Certain types of psychological treatments are well suited to needs of people with TBI. This review assesses the effects of psychological treatments for anxiety in people with TBI.