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Brain Injury and Behavior

Brain injury can change behavior

Books on brain injury and behavior have information on causes and consequences of behavioral changes in children, adults and veterans after a concussion, brain trauma or blast injury. These books provide information and strategies for treatment of brain injury behavior and cognitive rehabilitation in hospitals, rehabilitation programs, schools, home and community settings.


Irritability and Anger: After brain injury

Anger and irritability are common challenges after brain injury. They can affect relationships with family, caregivers, friends, and coworkers. This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers recognize the early signs of irritability and anger. It includes tips with strategies for preventing and managing changes in irritability and anger.

Item: IRRA
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Living Life Fully after Brain Injury: A workbook for survivors, families and caregivers

Editors Robert Fraser, Ph.D., Kurt L. Johnson, Ph.D., CRC, and Kathleen Bell, M.D. , along with a impressive group of co-authors have compiled an impressive and practical workbook on the long journey of brain injury. Whether you are a civilian or veteran who has survived a brain injury, a family member or caregiver, a clinician, advocate, or direct care staff, you will find this workbook is a valuable resource and tool for living a full life after brain injury. It pulls together…

· Scientific information from evidence based research

· Range of topics from coma to living in the community

· Compelling personal vignettes to illustrate content

· Tools for personal assessment and practical strategies

· CD with worksheets for personal and professional use.

This is the publication that has been missing up to now in the field of acquired brain injury. With chapters by 19 national experts on brain injury, it is informative at a “cutting edge” level but presented in a format and writing style that is empowering and clear for individuals and families. A CD contains 46 worksheets that can be printed and used by survivors, families and clinicians.

Read an interview with author Richard Fraser.

Item: LVLF
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Loving Someone with PTSD – A Practical Guide to Understanding and Connecting with Your Partner after Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can present with a number of symptoms, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, and trouble sleeping. If your partner has PTSD, you may want to help, but find yourself at a loss.

The simple truth is that PTSD can be extremely debilitating-not just for the person who has experienced trauma first-hand, but for their partners as well. And while there are many books written for those suffering from PTSD, there are few written for the people who love them. In Loving Someone with PTSD, renowned trauma expert and author of I Can't Get Over It!, Aphrodite Matsakis, presents concrete skills and strategies for the partners of those with PTSD.

Item: LSWP
Price: $18.00

Mind-Body Workbook for Anger

Do you have trouble controlling your anger? Have you lost friends, loved ones, or even found yourself in trouble with the law because you regularly lose your temper? If you have tried regular anger management therapy but haven't been able to make any real, lasting changes in how you deal with your emotions, you should know that there are other treatment options available that can help.

Item: MBWA
Price: $22.00

Positive Interactions: After brain injury

Behavior after brain injury is often viewed as negative, not positive. Interactions with survivors who have changes in cognition and behavior after a brain injury are often frustrating for caregivers, families and even therapists. Too often they lead to arguments, interruptions and disagreements. This tip card gives strategies to help build positive interactions with survivors of brain injury. It shows how to deal with refusals to participate in therapy or activities with tips on improving the survivor’s motivation.
Item: PIBI
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Sensory Hypersensitivities: After brain injury

After brain injury, sensory hypersensitivities are a real concern and can contribute to fatigue and overload. This tip card helps survivors, families, and caregivers identify signs and symptoms of sensory hypersensitivities and offers coping strategies to overcome sensory overload, pain and fatigue.
Item: HYPE
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Social Skills and Romance After Brain Injury

A brain injury or tbi can alter social skills of survivors and affect their personal relationships. Families and caregivers will find valuable tips to help survivors explore personal relationships and cope with social situations. Many survivors still desire to date and pursue romantic and sexual relationships but find them difficult due to cognitive and behavioral challenges. This tip card gives tips to help survivors develop personal relationships and to avoid inappropriate touching or comments.
Item: SSRO
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Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviors of Students with Brain Injuries

Behaviors in students with brain injuries are often the most frustrating, confusing and problematic issue for educators and parents at home and in school. This manual explains how brain trauma can affect behavior in a student. It provides a systematic step-by-step approach to using applied behavior analysis to address challenging behaviors in students with brain injuries. The manual comes with a USB flash drive that holds all of the worksheets and forms.

Item: SMCB
Price: $30.00

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment after Brain Injury

Substance abuse by a person with a brain injury has consequences. This tip card helps families, counselors and clinicians recognize signs of substance abuse and identify reasons for substance abuse among adolescents and adults with brain injury. It gives information and tips on how to respond to suspected or identified substance abuse by survivors. Guidelines for prevention, education and intervention are provided.
Item: SUBA
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The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Sixth Edition

Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years.

Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren't in control of your life. If you're ready to tackle the fears that hold you back, this book is your go-to guide. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this evidence-based workbook contains the latest clinical research. You'll develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting fears and taking charge of your anxious thoughts, including:

- Relaxation and breathing techniques

- Ending negative self-talk and mistaken beliefs

- Imagery and real-life desensitization

- Lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise changes

Item: AXPW
Price: $26.00