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Learn why it can be so difficult for people with brain injury to follow through with a plan or intention.
Dr. Daniel Perl describes how blast injuries physically impact the brain.
When it comes to brain injury, it's difficult to make predictions about a person's recovery. This uncertainty, unfortunately, creates a lot of anxiety for families.
There is a process that survivors go through while adjusting to their injury. Dr. Kreutzer explains what this is like from the survivor's point of view.
"When I look in the mirror I see the same person who was there before, but when I go to work, I just can’t do the job the same way."
Dr. Kreutzer shares what he tells patients struggling with their marriage after a brain injury.
Dr. David Arciniegas shares the most important way family and friends can help somebody with a memory problem after brain injury.
Dr. David Arciniegas answers the question, "When am I going to get better and will I get better completely? Will my memory recover entirely?"
Sometimes people think that they will not be strengthening their memory if they rely on a compensatory strategy; however, they are actually helping to make their memory stronger by using that technique.
After a traumatic brain injury, learning to use a memory strategy will be easier with the help family members and friends.
Memory problems can be a source of distress not only for people with brain injuries but also for the people they live with. The problem is that many people don't understand memory problems.
Memory problems can have an impact on your social relationships. Here's why.
Memory problems after a brain injury aren't just irritating -- they can cause emotional and angry outbursts at unexpected times. Here's why.
There are some great movies about memory problems following a brain injury — but they aren't good examples of life after injury.
Memory is not a single thing. It actually has a number of stages and any of which may be impacted by a brain injury.
Why is the process of laying down information and committing it to memory a problem after a brain injury?
Learn why recreational therapy can help people get back to being active brain injury and depression.
Dr. Artherholt discusses why behavioral activation is such an important part of relieving depression after a brain injury.
Dr. Bombardier explains the importance of seeing a therapist that is familiar with brain injury and how to accommodate limitations that may come up during therapy.
Learn more about vocational rehabilitation and how it can help treat depression after a brain injury.
Dr. Fann explains how he approaches using antidepressants for people struggling with depression after a brain injury or a stroke.
Dr. Fann explains the three goals of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) after brain injury.
Dr. Esselman explains why brain injury treatment usually requires a team of health professionals.
Depression is something that can be a big part of the picture when it comes to recovery from a brain injury. Dr. Artherholt explains why treatment is critical.
Dr. Bombardier talks about brain injury, depression, and stigma and how to get past that in working with patients.
Learn why depression has the potential for affecting a person’s overall recovery from a brain injury.
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