The Traumatized Brain by Vani Rao, Sandeep Vaishnavi

The Traumatized Brain by Vani Rao, Sandeep Vaishnavi
epub | 1.14 MB | English | Isbn:B016VIZ13A | Author: Vani Rao | PAge: 219 | Year: 2015


Description:

A traumatic brain injury is a life-changing event, affecting an individual’s lifestyle, ability to work, relationships-even personality. Whatever caused it-car crash, work accident, sports injury, domestic violence, combat-a severe blow to the head results in acute and, often, lasting symptoms. People with brain injury benefit from understanding, patience, and assistance in recovering their bearings and functioning to their full abilities.
In The Traumatized Brain, neuropsychiatrists Drs. Vani Rao and Sandeep Vaishnavi-experts in helping people heal after head trauma-explain how traumatic brain injury, whether mild, moderate, or severe, affects the brain. They advise readers on how emotional symptoms such as depression, anxiety, mania, and apathy can be treated; how behavioral symptoms such as psychosis, aggression, impulsivity, and sleep disturbances can be addressed; and how cognitive functions like attention, memory, executive functioning, and language can be…

Category:Nervous System Diseases, Public Health, Neuroscience