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.
List of Contributors. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury: Nigel S. King and Andy Tyerman. Part I: Service Provision:. 2. Acute Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Services: Katherine N. Carpenter. 3. Post-acute In-patient Rehabilitation: Joanna Collicutt McGrath. 4. Community Rehabilitation: Andy Tyerman and Nigel S. King. 5. Residential Services: Andrew D. Worthington and Robert N. Merriman. Part II: Cognitive Rehabilitation: . 6. Communication Difficulties: Pat McKenna and Claire Willson. 7. Memory Problems: Barbara A. Wilson, Jonathan J. Evans and W. Huw Williams. 8. Visual-perceptual and Spatio-motor Disorders: Andrew D. Worthington and M. Jane Riddoch. 9. Executive and Attentional Problems: Jonathan J. Evans. Part III: Behavioural and Emotional Interventions: . 10. Behaviour Problems: Andrew D. Worthington and Rodger Ll. Wood. 11. Fear, Anxiety and Depression: Joanna Collicutt McGrath. 12. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury: Nigel S. King. 13. Facilitating Psychological Adjustment: Andy Tyerman. Part IV: Vocational Rehabilitation:. 14. Return to Previous Employment: Roger Johnson and Sue Stoten. 15. Vocational Rehabilitation Programmes: Andy Tyerman, Ruth Tyerman and Peter Viney. 16. Supported Employment and Job Coaching: David Carew and Sylvia Collumb. Part V: Family Interventions: . 17. Brain Injury and the Family: A Review: Michael Oddy and Camilla Herbert. 18. Working with Families: A Community Service Example: Andy Tyerman and Sandra Barton. 19. Familial Brain Injury: Impact on and Interventions with Children: Audrey Daisley and Guinevere Webster. Index