Books for Families on Brain Injury

Books for Families on Brain Injury

Books help families cope with effects of brain injury

Brain injury affects everyone in the family. These books help families understand and cope with the emotional impact of a traumatic brain injury on the family. Information is provided for families on coping with hospital and  rehabilitation treatment, preparing for coming home, and rebuilding family life at home and in the community.

Products

Brain Injury Journey Magazine Book Set

Edited by Barbara Stahura and Marilyn Lash, this special collection of Brain Injury Journey magazines in 2 volume book set features articles for families, survivors, caregivers, educators, coaches, and clinicians. Ideal for waiting rooms, resource libraries, universities, hospitals, and rehabilitation programs, it is also a valuable resource to use at home. Written in user friendly magazine style, the articles address all aspects of brain injury and tips have been added for coping strategies with checklists. Save when you order this special set.
Item: MAGSET
Price: $35.00
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Living with Blast Injuries, PTSD and TBI

Designed as an information and reference book for veterans, caregivers and families, this special collection of articles has practical tips and strategies that address issues commonly experienced by injured veterans with PTSD, concussion or TBI. Sections include articles on brain trauma, concussion or mild brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, intimacy and sex, caregiving, emotions, behavior, cognition, memory, school and work.

Item: LBITP
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Reinventing Oneself After Loss

Of all the physical and cognitive losses after her brain injury, it was Hilary Zayed’s loss of self that was the least visible to others…but most painful for her. Her book explores her meaning of loss, the search for a new identity, and the reinvention of her “new self” with her new self-awareness. Art became her vehicle for self-exploration and self-expression, as she struggled to build a new identity and move forward. She shares her experiences (post-TBI) candidly, and her artwork speaks volumes about her passion for life.

Reinventing Oneself After Loss is also available as an eBook click here.

Item: ROAL
Price: $25.00
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Special Collection Brain Injury Journey Magazine Vol 2

Edited by Barbara Stahura and Marilyn Lash, this special collection features Issues 5-8 from Brain Injury Journey Magazine. By adding even more information from our tip cards on acquired and traumatic brain injury, it is a valuable and practical resource that belongs in every home, waiting room, hospital, clinic, and agency.

With articles spanning topics from family coping, grief and loss, caregiving, survivor support, wounded veterans, clinical updates, sports injuries, and educating students, this volume has something for everyone. More than a book, it is a tool and path to rebuilding life after brain injury.

Item: MAGBOOK2
Price: $20.00
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Special Collection, Brain Injury Journey Magazine, Vol 1

Edited by Barbara Stahura and Marilyn Lash, this collection compiles feature articles from the first 4 issues of Brain Injury Journey magazine - and offers introspective, insightful observations and helpful information for survivors of brain injury, their families and caregivers, and professional care providers, too.

Tackling issues such as family coping, caregiver stress, grief and loss, legal issues, survivor perspectives, journaling, clinical treatment, children and adolescents, sports injuries and concussion, PTSD & veterans - this book has it all! The beauty of the articles is the easy writing style understandable to the average layperson, yet still relevant to any clinician. Expert authors reveal the human side of brain injury, and still inform readers of advances in neurorehabilitation, cognitive therapy, research findings and more.

From the living room to the doctor or therapist's waiting room, this is one book that provides a lot of "a-ha" moments and can easily be read one article at a time.

This is more than a book – it is a useful tool for living a full life after brain inury. From tips on rebuilding your life after brain injury, to preventing concussions, to understanding that you're not alone as a survivor, family member or caregiver...this is not your typical neurology-related magazine. It's all about life and how to strive to continue day-to-day. Page one is where everyone can start finding new ways to live it!

Item: MAGBOOK1
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Tool Kit for Veterans and Caregivers on TBI and PTSD: 3 Books on Wounds of War

When a loved one is wounded, many caregivers struggle to cope with the effects of a brain injury and/or PTSD on family members, especially spouses and children living at home. This special tool kit has information on the symptoms of concussion, blast injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, post-traumatic headaches, substance abuse and suicide risk. They also discuss the stresses and rewards of caregiving, give tips on communicating with children, managing behavior, controlling anger, improving sleep. Special attention is given to signs of secondary traumatic stress among family members and caregivers and the importance of recognizing symptoms of compassion fatigue. This practical set of books is a valuable resource for any family touched by the wounds of war.
Item: VETCARE
Price: $45.00
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Brain Injury It is a Journey

This brain injury book for families explains consequences of traumatic brain injury and gives strategies for coping with changes in the survivor's physical abilities as well as cognitive and behavioral changes. It helps families understand various types of brain injury, the rehabilitation process, and helps prepare them for future issues. This manual is a great tool to educate and support families as they learn about and live with the consequences of acquired brain injury.

Item: BIFJ
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Lesión Cerebral: Es un viaje - Una Guia Practica Para Familias

Translated into Spanish, this popular manual for families explains the consequences of traumatic brain injury and gives strategies for coping with changes in the survivor's physical abilities as well as cognitive and behavioral changes. It helps families understand various types of brain injury, the rehabilitation process, and helps prepare them for future issues. This manual is a great tool to educate and support families as they learn about and live with the consequences of acquired brain injury.

Traducido al español, este popular manual para familias explica las consecuencias de la lesión cerebral traumática y da las estrategias para hacer frente a los cambios en la capacidad física de supervivencia, así como cambios cognitivos y conductuales, y ayuda a las familias a comprender diversos tipos de lesiones cerebrales, el proceso de rehabilitación, y ayuda a preparar a los jóvenes para problemas en el futuro. este manual es una herramienta muy útil para educar y apoyar a las familias conocer y vivir con las consecuencias del daño cerebral adquirido.

Item: BIFJSP
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Explaining Brain Injury, Blast Injury and PTSD to Children and Teens

When a parent is injured, sons and daughters often feel confused, scared, anxious and angry. This guide helps parents explain the physical, cognitive, behavioral, social and communicative changes that can follow a brain injury, blast injury or PTSD. Using examples from children of all ages, it helps them understand their emotional reactions to a parent’s injury or PTSD. Each chapter has an exercise for children and practical tips for children, parents and professionals.

Read an interview with Marilyn Lash on why she wrote this book.

Explaining Brain Injury is also available as an eBook click here .

Item: EBIB
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Brain Injury Coping Skills: A support and education program for adults with brain injury and their caregivers

Brain Injury Coping Skills was developed to advance evidence-based practice to help families and survivors cope with the effects of brain injury. This intervention includes supportive psychotherapy, psychoeducation, stress management and problem-solving skills via use of cognitive behavioral therapy approaches. This unique approach to helping adults with brain injury and their caregivers in the community uses a 16 week cognitive behavioral treatment intervention. The manual documents content for 20 sessions with detailed instructions for facilitators, session activities, homework assignments, and a CD for handouts and worksheets. Winner of 2009 McDowell Award by American Society for Neurorehabilitation

Item: BICS
Price: $30.00
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