[WEB SITE] The art and science of cognitive rehabilitation therapy

…CRT has its origins in the development of therapy for wounded soldiers during the two World Wars. This same need continues today with the influx of soldiers with brain injuries who are returning from the Middle East and Afghanistan. The AmericanCongress of Rehabilitation Medicine defines the primary goal of cognitive rehabilitation as “to ameliorate injury-related deficits in order to maximize safety, daily functioning, independence, and quality of life. Progress is achieved in a stepwise manner, with an emphasis on following long term goals that include problem orientation, awareness and goal setting, compensation, internalization, and generalization.”…

The art and science of cognitive rehabilitation therapy | Science Codex.

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