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Author Johansen, Ruthann Knechel, 1942-

Title Listening in the silence, seeing in the dark : reconstructing life after brain injury / Ruthann Knechel Johansen
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (236 pages)
Contents Introduction; Threshold One: The Impact of Vulnerability; Threshold Two: Waiting in Crisis; Threshold Three: Uncertain Deliveries; Threshold Four: Becoming Again; Threshold Five: The Scattered Self; Threshold Six: Improvisational Selves; Threshold Seven: Accepting Vulnerability; Epilogue: Crossing the Threshold; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Traumatic brain injury can interrupt without warning the life story that any one of us is in the midst of creating. When the author's 15-year-old son survives a car crash in spite of massive trauma to his brain, she and her family know only that his story has not ended. This title tells Ruthann Knechel Johansen's story
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-227) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Johansen, Erik, 1969- -- Health.
Johansen, Erik, 1969-
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Biography.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Narrative therapy.
Parents of children with disabilities.
Brain Injuries -- rehabilitation.
Parent-Child Relations.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Romance fiction.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001027681
ISBN 0520231147 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520927761 (electronic bk.)
0585466149 (electronic bk.)
9780520231146 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520927766 (electronic bk.)
9780585466149 (electronic bk.)