Living with brain injury : narrative, community, and women's renegotiation of identity (eBook, 2014) []
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Living with brain injury : narrative, community, and women's renegotiation of identity

Living with brain injury : narrative, community, and women's renegotiation of identity

Author: J Eric Stewart
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Series: Qualitative studies in psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"When Nancy was in her late twenties, she began having blinding headaches, tunnel vision, and dizziness, which led to the discovery of an abnormality on her brain stem. Complications during surgery caused serious brain damage, resulting in partial paralysis of the left side of her body and memory and cognitive problems. Although she was constantly evaluated by her doctors, Nancy's own questions and her distress got  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stewart, J. Eric.
Living with brain injury.
New York : New York University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013019809
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Eric Stewart
ISBN: 0814770223 9780814770221
OCLC Number: 1053493148
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. People and Methodology; 2. Meeting Post-Injury; 3. Oneself as Another; 4. Fighting; 5. Sense (and Sensibility) of Community; 6. Wrestling with an Angel; Coda; Appendix: Brief Summary of Participants' Demographics and Injuries; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; W; Z; About the Author.
Series Title: Qualitative studies in psychology.
Responsibility: J. Eric Stewart.


Showcases how - and on what terms - the women come to re-author identity, community, and meaning post-injury.  Read more...


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Identity is one of the most enduring but complex topics in disability studies. How do you create a positive sense of self in the midst of a severely devalued and marginalized status? Sadly, the Read more...

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