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Psychological Approaches to Rehabilitation after Traumatic Brain Injury. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2326594
  • Book
  • April 2008
  • 528 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The psychological effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) provide a major challenge to rehabilitation services. This text will increase understanding of the nature of these effects and provide practical guidance from experienced practitioners about psychological interventions for use in both rehabilitation and long-term adjustment.
  • Provides practical guidance and illustrative case examples from experienced practitioners.
  • Structured around five main areas: overview of psychological effects and services; cognitive rehabilitation; managing emotional and behavioural problems; vocational rehabilitation; and family impact and interventions.
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List of Contributors.


1. Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury: Nigel S. King and Andy Tyerman.

Part I: Service Provision:.

2. Acute Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Services: Katherine N. Carpenter.

3. Post-acute In-patient Rehabilitation: Joanna Collicutt McGrath.

4. Community Rehabilitation: Andy Tyerman and Nigel S. King.

5. Residential Services: Andrew D. Worthington and Robert N. Merriman.

Part II: Cognitive Rehabilitation:.

6. Communication Difficulties: Pat McKenna and Claire Willson.

7. Memory Problems: Barbara A. Wilson, Jonathan J. Evans and W. Huw Williams.

8. Visual-perceptual and Spatio-motor Disorders: Andrew D. Worthington and M. Jane Riddoch.

9. Executive and Attentional Problems: Jonathan J. Evans.

Part III: Behavioural and Emotional Interventions:.

10. Behaviour Problems: Andrew D. Worthington and Rodger Ll. Wood.

11. Fear, Anxiety and Depression: Joanna Collicutt McGrath.

12. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury: Nigel S. King.

13. Facilitating Psychological Adjustment: Andy Tyerman.

Part IV: Vocational Rehabilitation:.

14. Return to Previous Employment: Roger Johnson and Sue Stoten.

15. Vocational Rehabilitation Programmes: Andy Tyerman, Ruth Tyerman and Peter Viney.

16. Supported Employment and Job Coaching: David Carew and Sylvia Collumb.

Part V: Family Interventions:.

17. Brain Injury and the Family: A Review: Michael Oddy and Camilla Herbert.

18. Working with Families: A Community Service Example: Andy Tyerman and Sandra Barton.

19. Familial Brain Injury: Impact on and Interventions with Children: Audrey Daisley and Guinevere Webster.


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Andy Tyerman Community Head Injury Service, Aylesbury.

Nigel S. King University of Oxford.
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