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The Sibling Relationship After Acquired Brain Injury: Family Dynamics Across the Lifespan
Penelope Analytis
Routledge / Softcover / 2021-06-01 / 0367897997
Brain Injury / Rehabilitation (Self Help)
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152 pages
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This important book gives a voice to the lived experience of siblings and family members when one sibling has an acquired brain injury (ABI). ABI is associated with a range of physical, cognitive, behavioural and personality changes, many of which will be lifelong, and Analytis examines how this condition affects the sibling relationship. Although siblings play an important role in our sense of identity, development and wellbeing, this relationship has been largely overlooked in the context of rehabilitation.

Combining research with stories of siblings’ experiences of life after ABI, this book explores how siblings seek to continue their relationship across the lifespan and make sense of the impact of ABI. It looks at the concept of "post-traumatic growth" within the context of ABI and explores siblings’ perceptions of growth after ABI, including shaping their life priorities, family relationships and values. It includes the perspectives of siblings themselves who have an ABI, recognising them as active members of this unique relationship, and of siblings of people with an ABI.

This is valuable reading for siblings and families impacted by ABI and professionals working with them who would like to better understand how to support siblings, as well as students in neuropsychology and related fields.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1

Perceptions of typical sibling relationships across the lifespan

Chapter 2

Acquired brain injury: Causes, variability in outcomes and impact on the individual

Chapter 3

The impact of having a sibling with an acquired brain injury on the uninjured sibling

Chapter 4

The sibling relationship after acquired brain injury: Supporting adaptation and reciprocity

Chapter 5

The family as a system: The role of the family in shaping the sibling relationship after acquired brain injury

Chapter 6

Social stigma, acquired brain injury and the sibling relationship

Chapter 7

Personal growth after acquired brain injury and the sibling relationship

Conclusion

Supporting the sibling relationship after acquired brain injury

About the Author:

Dr Penelope Analytis completed her Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) at Monash University, Australia and the Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre. She is a clinical neuropsychologist working with people with an acquired brain injury and their families and a researcher at Heads Together for ABI. She is an Honorary Fellow at The Murdoch Children’s Research Centre. Her research interests include family relationships after ABI and peer support.


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