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Head injury : a practical guide

Author: Trevor J Powell
Publisher: Bicester : Speechmark, 2004.
Series: Speechmark editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This popular and bestselling book has been brought up to date with the latest information on caring for someone with a head injury. Newly published, it includes an additional 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. This book is the ultimate guide to the hidden psychological, social,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor J Powell
ISBN: 0863884512 9780863884511
OCLC Number: 61657457
Notes: Previous edition: Nottingham: Headway, 1994.
Description: xxiii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Information about head injury: setting the scene --
What happens in a head injury --
The road towards recovery --
Understanding and coping with the physical effects of head injury --
Understanding and coping with cognitive symptoms after head injury --
Understanding and coping with emotional and behavioural problems --
Head injury: a family affair --
Social issues --
Long term emotional adjustment: letting go.
Series Title: Speechmark editions.
Responsibility: Trevor Powell.

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Provides information on caring for someone with a head injury. This title also includes a chapter on long term emotional adjustment, as well as extended sections on other types of brain injury,  Read more...

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