Behaviour Basics - The ABC's of Behaviour after Brain Injury

Thomas Novack, Ph.D.
This tip card helps explain behavior changes in survivors after brain injury and describes problems commonly faced by their families and caregivers. Learning how to manage difficult behavior can ease the stress of family members once they understand the causes and consequences of these behaviors and learn what they can do to improve the situation.

Survivors of brain injury often have problems with behavior that are stressful for families and caregivers. This tip card helps them understand how and why these behaviors occur, what the consequences are, and the frustration felt by survivors. It is important to know how to deal with difficult behavior, such as inappropriate comments and irritability, by learning basic strategies to improve the situation. Tips give strategies to build positive behaviors that can be used by families and caregivers.

Pages 8
Year 2011