The psychological effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) provide a major challenge to rehabilitation services. This text will increase understanding of the nature of these effects and provide practical guidance from experienced practitioners about psychological interventions for use in both rehabilitation and long-term adjustment.
Provides practical guidance and illustrative case examples from experienced practitioners.
Structured around five main areas: overview of psychological effects and services; cognitive rehabilitation; managing emotional and behavioural problems; vocational rehabilitation; and family impact and interventions.
Dr. Andy Tyerman is Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Head of Service for the Community Head Injury Service in Aylesbury. He has also been involved in developing national guidelines and standards including the National Clinical Guidelines on Rehabilitation following Acquired Brain Injury, Inter Agency Guidelines on Vocational Assessment & Rehabilitation after Acquired Brain Injury and the National Service Framework for Long-term (Neurological) Conditions.
Dr Nigel King is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist specialising in head injury, and is currently the Head of Clinical Neuropsychology at the Community Head Injury Service, Aylesbury. He is also a Clinical Tutor on the Oxford University Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology.