Life After Brain Injury : Survivors' Stories


Life After Brain Injury : Survivors' Stories

Description

This is the first book of its kind to include the personal accounts of people who have survived injury to the brain, along with professional therapists' reports of their progress through rehabilitation. The paintings and stories of survivors combine with experts' discussions of the theory and practice of brain injury rehabilitation to illustrate the ups and downs that survivors encounter in their journey from pre-injury status to insult and post-injury rehabilitation.

Wilson, Winegardner and Ashworth's focus on the survivors' perspective shows how rehabilitation is an interactive process between people with brain injury, health care staff, and others, and gives the survivors the chance to tell their own stories of life before their injury, the nature of the insult, their early treatment, and subsequent rehabilitation.

Presenting practical approaches to help survivors of brain injury achieve functionally relevant and meaningful goals, Life After Brain Injury: Survivors' Stories will help all those working in rehabilitation understand the principles involved in holistic brain injury rehabilitation and how these principles, combined with theory and models, translate into clinical practice.

This book will be of great interest to anyone who wishes to extend their knowledge of the latest theories and practices involved in making life more manageable for people who have suffered damage to the brain. Life After Brain Injury: Survivors' Stories will also be essential for clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, and anybody dealing with acquired brain injury whether they be a survivor of a brain injury themselves, a relative, a friend or a carer.


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Details

Author(s)
Barbara A. Wilson, Jill Winegardner, Fiona Ashworth
Format
Hardback | 264 pages
Dimensions
140 x 216 x 20.32mm | 431g
Publication date
29 Aug 2013
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint
Psychology Press Ltd
Publication City/Country
Hove, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
15 Line drawings, black and white; 7 Halftones, black and white; 10 Tables, black and white; 21 Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
1848721110
ISBN13
9781848721111