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Difficulties with Limited Perspective

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Brain injury can leave us not knowing what we don’t know. When family and friends point this out we may not understand why. Limited perspective can diminish how much we can see and understand.

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Stigma and lack of Education

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Feeling stigmatised can begin with life changes affecting self-esteem or anxiety levels. Many people worry about what others will think, yet when we stop to think about it, our perspective,…

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Let’s Change the Perception of Brain Injury!

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We have been working as part of our incredible community for 12 years – the last 3 as a registered Community Interest Company in the UK, and now – we…

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Disinhibition Following an Injury to the Brain

Brain Injury Outcomes and Effects

Disinhibition is the medical term for the lack of impulse control for social behaviour. We learn what is acceptable to others during our toddler years. Think in terms of the…

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Perseveration

Brain Injury Outcomes and Effects

How often do you struggle with making your own ideas and thoughts clear to yourself and others? Without realising it, people living with the effects and outcomes can struggle to…

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Mental Capacity to Make Informed Decisions Following Brain Injury

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Author: Anne Ricketts When the roots of any living thing are shattered, the life and energy of the organism come crashing down. However, what we must remember is that “energy…

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Malingering in Perspective

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Is malingering following brain injury fact or myth?

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I Am Not My Brain Injury

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I used to be just like you. I used to have an extended family, an amazing career, friends and an accompanying social life. I used to have dreams. I loved…

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6,744 Followers and Growing!

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GBIA aim to improve the way people experience life after brain injury. We are joining March Brain Injury Awareness Month and would love your help to reach and educate as many people as possible!

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