International Journal of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2019

  • Pediatric Life After Concussion Evaluation Scale (PLACES): Utility of a Survey of Quality of Life During Recovery from Concussion

    Ruta Clair, Arlene Goodman, George McCloskey, Sarah Levin Allen

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 56-64
    Received: Nov. 12, 2019
    Accepted: Dec. 02, 2019
    Published: Dec. 09, 2019
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    Abstract: Current research indicates that pediatric patients experience quality-of-life (QOL) issues during recovery from concussion. However, measures of health related QOL issues in youth have generally focused on chronic illness and do not address the unique experience of brain injury. The Pediatric Life After Concussion Evaluation Scale (PLACES) was deve... Show More
  • A Survey on Individual Differences of Open Access Journals

    Lalpeki Ralte

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 65-70
    Received: Sep. 13, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 08, 2019
    Published: Dec. 25, 2019
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    Abstract: Recently, a large public academic institution in the US ended its subscription to the most influential publisher of academic research. This institution was driven by the principle that scientific knowledge should not be locked up behind paywalls as the costs of publishing have grown over the years. The purpose of this study is to investigate the pr... Show More