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Books for Information on Brain Injury in Adults

Information on adults living with brain injury
Books for adults and veterans with information on concussion, mild brain injury, blast injury, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and PTSD explain symptoms and treatment of mild, moderate and severe brain injury and post traumatic stress disorders. They are ideal for families, survivors, clinicians, and therapists in hospitals, rehabilitation programs, polytrauma centers, veterans hospitals and community programs.
 
Search Tip – these books are listed in alphabetical order. You can search by topic using the links for mild TBI  concussion , behavior, depression, PTSD blast injuryfamilies, survivor and community.

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A Change of Mind: One Family’s Journey Through Brain Injury

Book on marital stress and adjustment for families when a spouse has a brain injury. Discusses emotional trauma for family, grieving, mourning, parenting, and caregiving after severe head trauma.

Item: ACHM
Price: $10.00
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After a Stroke

Book on stroke and brain damage for adults and families with practical suggestions and tips for coping with the physical, communicative, cognitive and emotional changes.
Item: STROKE
Price: $17.00
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After Brain Injury: Telling Your Story, A Journaling Workbook

This workbook guides survivors of brain injury and blast injury through the powerful healing experience of telling their own stories with simple journaling techniques. By writing short journal entries, survivors explore the challenges, losses, changes, emotions, adjustments, stresses, and milestones as they rebuild their lives. Journaling after brain injury helps written and verbal communication skills and provides cognitive retraining for following instruction. It helps promote self awareness as well as recognition of strengths and difficulties after brain injury. It is a tool for planning for the future and discussions with family members. Journaling can be done individually, in a group or with assistance from caregivers or family.

Read an interview with author Barbara Stahura.

After Brain Injury: Telling Your Story is also available as an eBook - click here.

Item: JOUR
Price: $30.00
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Big Boss Brain: Learning about traumatic brain injuries

When a parent has a brain injury, a child’s world is irreversibly changed. “The often invisible effects of TBI are difficult for adults to fully comprehend; more so for children who are discovering the world around them,” says author Shannon Maxwell. “Big Boss Brain is our way of providing children with a vehicle to understand TBI and realize that they are not alone.” Colorfully illustrated, this book is an essential tool for parents with children in elementary and middle school.
Item: BBBR
Price: $16.00
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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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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
Price: $25.00
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BRAINLASH

Book helps adults and families understand mild brain injury symptoms with strategies for physical, cognitive and emotional changes after concussion.
Item: BRLA
Price: $25.00
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Caregiving on the Homefront: The War at Home

Women caring for spouses injured in combat face a new war on the homefront as service member and veterans return home with PTSD or TBI. This booklet describes the effects of caregiving on marriages and children with suggestions for recognizing compassion fatigue, grieving losses, managing stress, and developing coping skills.
Item: CHFW
Price: $7.50
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Choosing, Finding and Keeping a Job after Brain Injury: A workbook and training program

A vocational training program for adults with traumatic and other types of acquired brain injuries living in the community includes 20 structured sessions with a workbook and CD with worksheets. Part One of the vocational curriculum helps survivors of brain injuries and blast injuries explore their interests, concerns and readiness for finding a job or returning to work. Part Two covers steps of looking for a job with attention to disclosure of a disability, on the job accommodations, resume preparation and interviewing. Part Three covers strategies for keeping a job and avoiding problems on the job.

Choosing, Finding and Keeping a Job is also available as an eBook click here.

Item: JOBS
Price: $35.00
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Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression

Brain injury rehabilitation self-help workbook for families and adults helps them examine causes of depression and learn how to better manage situations and emotions triggering depression.
Item: CBWD
Price: $25.00
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