Assessment and Management of Emotional and Psychosocial Reactions to Brain Damage and Aphasia

  • ID: 2223821
  • Book
  • 122 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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There is a growing awareness of the clinical relevance of emotional and psychosocial adjustment problems that clients and their families must cope with following brain damage. In Assessment and Management of Emotional and Psychosocial Reactions to Aphasia and Brain Damage Peter Wahrborg presents a highly accessible and practical guide to the assessment, differentiation and clinical management of the emotional and psychosocial problems of aphasic and non–aphasic brain damaged individuals and their families.

The clinician and student working with brain damaged adults will find this a readable and invaluable source of practically useful information.

Peter Wahrborg is Psychomedical Consultant at the University of Gotenborg, Sweden. He has published widely in the area of psychosocial adjustment and psychothrapy for aphasic adults, and has an international reputation in the field.

Assessment and Management of Emotional and Psychosocial Reactions to Aphasia and Brain Damage is one of the Far Communication Disorders series of books edited by Chris Code and David Rowley. The series is devoted to producing readable, practical and affordable books for the practising clinician and student.

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Preface.

Chapter 1 Introduction.

Chapter 2 Aphasia and Behaviour.

Chapter 3 Aphasia and the Family

Chapter 4 Towards a Model of Psychological Reactions to Brain Damage and Aphasia.

Chapter 5 The Assessment of Emotional and Psychosocial Disorder in Aphasic Individuals and their Families.

Chapter 6 Management and Treatment of Psycholgical and Social Problems in Aphasics and their Families.

Chapter 7 Long–Term Evolution of Psychsocial and Emotional State.

References.

Index.

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