Belonging After Brain Injury: Relocating Dan (After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories) (Paperback)
Belonging After Brain Injury: Relocating Dan explores the life of the author's brother who has dealt with the effects of a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) for over four decades. It recounts the institutional, psychological, and social labyrinths he and his family have navigated following the TBI he sustained at the age of eighteen.
This insightful volume offers a holistic account of the impact of TBI on the survivor and his family. It reveals the difficulties a TBI survivor has had to endure and provides practical information about physical, psychological, and psychosocial symptoms and their consequences. Dan's story offers new perspectives and strategies that will help alleviate seemingly intractable problems and highlights the central importance of forming connections with others in order to lead a fuller life. The author's account of her own journey, learning to help care for and advocate for Dan, offers an invaluable guide for TBI survivors and those who care for and support them.
Belonging After Brain Injury: Relocating Dan will be of interest to TBI survivors and their families. Its rich insights will be essential reading for medical and mental health professionals, as well those involved in the care and rehabilitation of TBI survivors and families.