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Cognitive recovery after severe head injury. 1. Serial testing on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.
  1. I A Mandleberg,
  2. D N Brooks

    Abstract

    The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale was administered serially to 40 severely head-injured adults, and the results compared with a matched group of 40 non-injured men. The scores on the verbal subtests showed less initial impairment and were faster to recover to the level of the comparison group than were the non-verbal subtest scores. Verbal IQ of the head-injury group approached that of the comparison group within about one year of injury, while recovery of Performance IQ continued over about three years.

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