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Title Health and healing after traumatic brain injury : understanding the power of family, friends, community, and other support systems / Heidi Muenchberger, Elizabeth Kendall, and John Wright, editors ; foreword by James S. Brady
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 260 pages) : illustrations
Series Disability insights and issues
Disability insights and issues.
Contents Series Foreword / Catherine A. Marshall, Elizabeth Kendall, Series Editors -- Foreword / James S. Brady -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1. Self-Determination and Personal Healing After Traumatic Brain Injury / John Wright -- Freedom / Erica Anderson -- Chapter 1. Advice from the Heart Stories of Survival and Growth following Brain Injury / Lisa Guttentag Lederer -- Chapter 2. Neuroplasticity and Mindfulness in Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Cause for Great Optimism / Anita Chauvin, Michelle McIntyre, Glyn Blackett -- Chapter 3. The Subtlety of Brain Injury: Surviving and Thriving through Playfulness / Susan Wenberg -- Part 2. Pulling Together Rather than Falling Apart: Brain Injury in Families / Elizabeth Kendall -- In Theory / Erica Anderson -- Chapter 4. Family Resilience and Traumatic Brain Injury / Michelle McIntyre, Elizabeth Kendall -- Chapter 5. Someone to Care: Social Support after Brain Injury / Melissa Kendall -- Chapter 6. Too Small for Your Boots! Understanding the Experience of Children When Family Members Acquire a Neurological Condition / Samantha Bursnall, Kenneth I. Pakenham -- Chapter 7. Assisting Siblings When Their Brother or Sister Sustains Acquired Brain Injury / Samantha Bursnall -- Part 3. Systems for Healing: Building a Better Service System for Traumatic Brain Injury / Heidi Muenchberger -- Sewing / Erica Anderson -- Chapter 8. Understanding Mental Health Outcomes following Traumatic Brain Injury / Maria Hennessy -- Chapter 9. The Role of Psychotherapy in Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury / Rudi Coetzer -- Chapter 10. Optimal Rehabilitation for Women Who Receive Traumatic Brain Injury following Intimate Partner Violence / Martha E. Banks -- Chapter 11. Holistic Neuropsychological Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury: Two Case Studies / Barbara A. Wilson, Fiona Ashworth, Jill Winegardner -- Part 4. Places, Communities, and Cultures: Drawing on the Strength of Many / Heidi Muenchberger -- Stand / Erica Anderson -- Chapter 12. "There's No Place Like Home": The Experience of Home for Young People with Acquired Brain Injury in Residential Care Environments / Hayley Danielle Quinn -- Chapter 13. The International Community-based Rehabilitation Model: A Way of Assisting People with Brain Injuries, Their Families, and Communities / Pim Kuipers, Susan Gauld, Melissa Kendall, Sharon Smith, Russell Bowen -- Chapter 14. Culture, Disability, and Caregiving for People with Traumatic Brain Injury / Paul Leung -- Chapter 15. Community Leaders within a Brain Injury Self-management Program: A Valuable Resource / Heidi Muenchberger, Areti Kennedy, Elizabeth Kendall -- A Last Word: Charting a Positive Course for the Future / Elizabeth Kendall -- Index -- About the Editors and Contributors
Summary "In this groundbreaking book, experts show what a difference support systems--family, friends, community and social programs--can make towards the recovery of the millions of people who suffer a traumatic700 brain injury each year"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Brain Injuries -- rehabilitation.
Social Support.
Form Electronic book
Author Kendall, Elizabeth, 1963-
Muenchberger, Heidi.
Wright, John, active 2012.
ISBN 1440828873 (electronic bk.)
9781440828874 (electronic bk.)