In <5bs2gk$grm at sjx-ixn5.ix.netcom.com> flefever at ix.netcom.com(F. Frank
>>If you've seen my posting "Good days/bad days...", you know I am
>interested in day-to-day variability of symptoms after MILD head
>(postconcussion syndrome), and several other conditions.
>>TODAY'S posting is a query addressed to ANYONE with personal or
>professional experience with head trauma--i.e., patients, family
>members, physicians, therapists, neuropsychologists,, etc., etc.
>>There is the IMPRESSION that people surviving moderate or severe head
>trauma do not have the same complaints as those with MILD trauma: e.g.
>lethargy, mental fatigue, poor concentration, headaches, etc.
>>Is such a paradox true, or is it simply that people with severe injury
>are (1) not very good at self-report, or (2) have other problems that
>are so significant and troublesome that they can hardly bother with
>these "subtler" and "subjective" problems?
>>I welcome all observations and opinions.
>>(P.S. if you have observed marked day-to-day variability in a specific
>patient with SEVERE injury--yourself or any one else--I'd be
>in including you in the "mild injury" study)
>New York Neuropsychology Group