|10 Things You Should Know About Behavior & Brain Injury|
This article explores the unique issues around brain injury and behavior.
|5 Dimensions of TBI-Related Irritability|
The five dimensions of TBI-related irritability: affective, behavioral, cognitive/perceptual, relational, and environmental.
|Anger and Depression|
Common changes in emotion after a TBI are anger and depression.
|Anger – Signs & Coping Strategies|
The most common signs, triggers, and coping strategies for anger.
|Behavior Changes after Moderate to Severe TBI|
This handout explains possible behavior changes after TBI, why they happen, and how to deal with behavior issues.
|Impaired Self-Awareness and Brain Injury|
Lack of self-awareness is a common outcome for people who sustain brain injuries with frontal lobe damage, which can lead to unrealistic goals such as returning to work despite a severe brain injury.
Injury to the frontal lobes after a TBI can affect the area of the brain that normally controls our impulses, which can lead to impulsive and inappropriate social behavior.
|Managing Anger & Irritability After TBI – The power of PAUSE|
Anger and irritability are common side eﬀects of a brain injury. Here are some strategies to help reduce anger, irritation, and aggression with an acronym to help remember.
|Thinking and Behavior Management Strategies for Caregivers and Professionals|
A partnership approach can be an effective way to negotiate solutions to thinking and behavior problems. This means acting as partners in the decision-making process by working together to determine how to solve a problem.