Despite extensive documentation of postconcussion symptoms, the sequelae of mild head injury have not been fully appreciated until recent years. This book provides the first comprehensive discussion of current advances in the understanding, treatment, and management of mild head injury. In alucid fashion, the contributors discuss neurosurgical strategies and neurobehavioral outcome in adults and children, neuroimaging and neurophysiological methods of investigation, experimental models, sports injuries, and psychosocial and epidemiological aspects. Innovative programs to mitigatedisability after mild head injury are presented by the physicians and psychologists who developed them, and the relationship between psychosocial consequences and postconcussional complaints and neuropsychological sequelae is discussed. Up-to-date and comprehensive, this book will be invaluable toclinicians and investigators in neurology, neurosurgery, neuropsychology, and rehabilitation medicine.