Neuropsychosocial Intervention: The Practical Treatment of Severe Behavioral Dyscontrol After Acquired Brain Injury

1st Edition

Robert L. Karol

CRC Press
Published June 26, 2003
Reference - 232 Pages - 10 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849312441 - CAT# 1244

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Summary

Neuropsychosocial intervention is an innovative and clinically proven treatment approach to severe behavioral problems that can affect persons with acquired brain injury. This book outlines the nature and significance of behavioral dyscontrol, explains aggression, and details the neuropsychosocial treatment approach and the principles on which it is based. It includes detailed behavioral treatment plans for 18 target behaviors and includes a review of medication management. The book also presents a discussion of community placement and living situations that facilitate success for the person with brain injury. With numerous case vignettes, it shows how this novel alternative to traditional treatment approaches may help keep survivors out of institutions and jails.

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