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The Traumatized Brain: A Family Guide to Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury

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In The Traumatized Brain, neuropsychiatrists Drs. Vani Rao and Sandeep Vaishnavi explain how traumatic brain injury affects the brain. They advise readers on how emotional symptoms such as depression, anxiety, mania, and apathy can be treated; how behavioral symptoms such as psychosis, aggression, impulsivity, and sleep disturbances can be addressed; and how cognitive functions like attention, memory, executive functioning, and language can be improved. They also discuss headaches, seizures, vision problems, and other neurological symptoms of traumatic brain injury. By stressing that symptoms are real and are directly related to the trauma, Rao and Vaishnavi hope to restore dignity to people with traumatic brain injury and encourage them to ask for help. Each chapter incorporates case studies and suggestions for appropriate medications, counseling, and other treatments and ends with targeted tips for coping. The book also includes a useful glossary, a list of resources, and suggestions for further reading.

Category: Brain Science
Subcategory: Adult
Author: Vani Rao / Sandeep Vaishnavi

Publication Date: 15-11-2015
ISBN: 9781421417950
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.7 lb | Length: 9 inWidth: 6 in
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