Changes in Family Roles After Traumatic Brain Injury

A brain injury can change everything -- for everyone in the family. Learn more about practical and emotional roles that can change after a brain injury in the family.

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Posted on BrainLine March 16, 2010.

About the author: Angelle Sander, PhD

Dr. Sander is an associate professor with tenure in the department of PM&R at Baylor College of Medicine and is director of TIRR Memorial Hermann’s Brain Injury Research Center. Her specialty areas include family adjustment to TBI, community integration of persons with TBI, intimacy after TBI, assessing and treating substance abuse in persons with TBI, and ethnic diversity in outcomes.

Dr. Angelle Sander

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hello do most people who have tbi usally end up having substance abuse problems. is this common

Unfortunately I have a tbi and from all understanding substance abuse is very high compared! I find it very hard to commit to something as what I say 1 day will be forgotten the next! And so the cycle starts