Neuropsychosocial Intervention: The Practical Treatment of Severe Behavioral Dyscontrol After Acquired Brain Injury, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Neuropsychosocial Intervention

The Practical Treatment of Severe Behavioral Dyscontrol After Acquired Brain Injury, 1st Edition

By Robert L. Karol

CRC Press

232 pages | 10 B/W Illus.

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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.

Reviews

…This book is well written and goes in depth in describing the new approach to treating severe behavioral dyscontrol. this book has good information and one can learn a tremendous amount to help patients deal with this difficult problem… - in Doody's Notes

Table of Contents

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED057000
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY010000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling