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Why the Brain Wakes Up at Bedtime

Brain Injury Outcomes

Why the Injured Brain Wakes up at Bed Time Introduction You only have to read through a few posts in any brain injury on-line support group to find someone who…

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PTSD – New Science and Diagnosis

Brain Injury Outcomes

PTSD – New Science and Diagnosis Researchers have developed new ways of utilising existing technology! Did you know that MEG scanners (not clinically available yet for this purpose) can give…

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Neuroplasticity

GBIA Column

Neuroplasticity Also known as brain plasticity and neural plasticity, or simply as ‘plasticity.’ Understanding plasticity is important because millions of people across the world fall through the net and don’t get any information or…

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Understanding Change and Growth after Brain Injury

Brain Injury Outcomes

Living with Brain Injury – Defined by Labels or Self? The ‘new’ world of brain injury brings together a lot of new learning – about the ‘self’ and about what…

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Loss of Self-Identity Following a Brain Injury

Brain Injury Outcomes

Loss of self identity following a brain injury Introduction Loss of self-identity following a brain injury is a phenomenon that happens quite often. However, not everyone struggles with this common outcome…

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Loss of Self Following a Brain Injury

Brain Injury Outcomes

Introduction Many people talk about feeling a loss of self following a brain injury and have no idea why they feel the way they do. As soon as the topic…

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Learning to be Self-Objective

GBIA Column

Introduction Self-feedback is something that most of us do naturally without a lot of conscious effort. Much of this feedback is felt as emotional response and we connect it with emotional…

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Survivor Experience – Helping People to Understand

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Written by Tara Jane Lothian As part of #braininjuryawareness month here’s an explanation of how my brain injury affects me. Some days I feel like I can climb a mountain and run…

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Feature Article – Krysalis Consultancy Ltd

Featured Articles

Occupational therapy – guide for individuals and professionals Jo Throp Clinical Director at Krysalis Consultancy Ltd Published on April 26, 2019 What does an Occupational Therapist (OT) do? OTs use activities…

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Emotional Flattening After a Brain Injury

Brain Injury Outcomes

Introduction Many people report feeling empty inside after a brain injury. This empty feeling is described in many ways, such as, feeling cold, detached, or  as emotional numbness. People recognise…

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Book Review – Family Experience of Brain Injury

Book Reviews

The effects of a brain injury ripple out If you had never panned for gold before but knew the only way to get back the person you love depended on you…

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How do you Know if you Need Help after Brain Injury?

GBIA Column

Struggling to Figure it Out? When brain injury strikes, it is often problematic or even impossible for people to work out what has changed. It is like trying to count…

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