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Books for Information on Brain Injury in Adults and Veterans

TBI 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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The Depression Workbook

From the best-selling author, Mary Ellen Copeland, comes the Second Edition of The Depression Workbook. Learn to practice the latest research-based self-help strategies to relieve depression and address other mental health issues including how to take responsibility for your own wellness, use charts to track and control your moods, find helpful care providers, build a support system, and more.

Item: DTWB
Price: $26.00
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The Macro Change Handbook: Organizing For Advocacy - Formal Steps to Macro Change

In his newest and fourth book on community inclusion for persons with disabilities, Al Condeluci focuses on the change process. Do you change the person who has a disability or special needs or do you change the environment? By addressing both, Condeluci explores the meaning and methods for micro and macro change. Taking a broader look at advocacy, he builds on the key concepts and theories of organizing with lots of examples of advocacy for both individual as well as systemic cultural change. This pragmatic approach to advocacy and community change is a practical handbook that will guide any advocate – family member, individual, provider or policy analyst through the nitty gritty of promoting and achieving real change for persons with disabilities and the community.

Macro Change is also available as an eBook click here.

Item: MACH
Price: $20.00
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The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Stress Reduction

Stress is a part of life—but it doesn’t have to take over your life. With this guide, you’ll develop the skills needed to help you manage difficult emotions, cultivate self-compassion, adopt positive physical and emotional habits, build resilience, and connect with your true values.
Item: MWSR
Price: $25.00
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The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction

Most addictive behavior is rooted in some type of loss, be it the death of a loved one, coming to terms with limitations set by chronic health problems, or the end of a relationship. By turning to drugs and alcohol, people who have suffered a loss can numb their grief. In the process, they postpone their healing and can drive themselves further into addiction.

The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction offers readers an effective program for working through their addiction and grief with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Created by a psychologist who works for the Department of Veterans Affairs and a marriage and family therapist who works for Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, this mindfulness training workbook is effective for treating the emotion dysregulation, stress, depression, and grief that lie at the heart of addiction. No matter the loss, the mindfulness skills in this workbook help readers process their grief, determine the function their addiction is serving, and replace the addiction with healthy coping behaviors.

Item: MWFA
Price: $26.00
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The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation: Overcoming Cognitive Neurological Impairments

Authors Dr. Kimberly S. Hutchinson and Lawrence S. Dilks have developed a workbook filled with readings and exercises designed to assist persons with neurological impairments in the recovery process. Each section has activities and worksheets with a variety of visual and cognitive activities. Sections include orientation, attention and concentration, processing speed, memory, executive functions, language redevelopment, visual perception, anxiety and depression, and extra activities. This workbook is for individuals, caregivers, and clinicians.

If you are a therapist or clinician, please see the special package for clinicians titled For Clinicians - The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation. click here.

Item: PGCR
Price: $30.00
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The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Seventh Edition

Now in its seventh edition—with more than one million copies sold worldwide—The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook remains the go-to resource for stress reduction strategies that can be incorporated into even the busiest lives.

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world. Now in its seventh edition, this fully revised and updated workbook—highly regarded by therapists and their clients—offers the latest stress reduction techniques to combat the effects of stress and integrate healthy relaxation habits into every aspect of daily life.

Item: RSRW
Price: $26.00
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The Upward Spiral Workbook, A Practical Neuroscience Program for Reversing the Course of Depression

Positive life changes lead to positive brain changes. Drawing on the huge success of his groundbreaking book, The Upward Spiral, neuroscientist Alex Korb offers actionable, step-by-step skills to help you reshape your brain and create an upward spiral towards a happier, healthier life.

Item: TUSW
Price: $25.00
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To Root and To Rise: Accepting Brain Injury

Accepting a changed new life is one of the greatest challenges brain injury survivors face. It’s also one of the most important. Coming to terms with brain injury can mean the difference between a mournful life spent looking backward and a meaningful life spent moving forward.

In this book, long-term brain injury survivor Carole Starr mines her own acceptance journey for nuggets of wisdom to help others. Each chapter contains numerous strategies survivors can use.

This book is more than the story of one survivor accepting brain injury. It’s also a workbook that readers can use to apply the strategies to their own brain injury journeys. The opportunity to think, write and talk about one’s own experience makes this book a powerful resource.

You can watch Carole's keynote speech about resilience (Oct., 2017) at the Vermont Brain Injury Conference! Here's the link:to the video.

Item: TRTR
Price: $20.00
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Together is Better: Creating a community where each belongs

Book explores people with disabilities in society, including challenges and rewards of tolerating differences and developing a community where there is a place for young and old, children and adults, people with and without disabilities.
 
Together is Better is also available as an eBook click here.
Item: TISB
Price: $20.00
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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: $50.00
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