This popular and bestselling book has been brought up to date with the latest information on caring for someone with a head injury.
It provides professionals, families and carers with a practical and down-to-earth guide to the hidden psychological, social, behavioural and emotional problems caused by head injury.
Practical, down-to-earth and written in a jargon-free style, it addresses the medical problems, rehabilitation and adjustment of individuals and families to the realities of life after head injury.
This revised edition includes a new additional final chapter on long term emotional adjustment, plus extended sections on: Other types of brain injury; Returning to work; Anger management; and improving insight and awareness.
Following on from the previous edition, this new and updated version will be an essential addition to the resources of al professionals working with people with a head injury.
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About the first edition, "... this book is one of the best that I've come across in this field. As a guide to those injured, or their families, or carers, or inexperienced clinicians ... it's just about the best there is ... This is a wonderful book." - Neil Brooks, President, European Brain Injury Society "..offers useful suggestions and advice...written in an easy reading style...a useful resource book." - Canadian Association of OT's 'Introductory chapters are good and incorporate recent research.' - Journal of Advance Nursing 'It is an ideal book for the family and friends of people with head injury and is, therefore, strongly recommended for departments who are likely to be asked for information on head injury'. - British Journal of Occupational Therapy About the first edition, "... this book is one of the best that I've come across in this field. As a guide to those injured, or their families, o
Trevor Powell is an experienced practising consultant clinical psychologist, who works for the health service in the field of neuropsychological rehabilitation and adult mental health. He has been involved with the Headway charity for the last 16 years, being chairman of Headway Thames Valley and was previously a director of Headway the brain injury association.