Couples: Hope and intimacy after brain injury

Taryn Stejskal, Ph.D.

Couples face many challenges after a partner has a brain injury. This tip card explores the impact of isolation, loss, stress, and communication upon a couple’s relationship. Changes in roles, responsibilities, intimacy and sexuality are identified. Practical tips for couples focus on understanding the changes in a relationship and development of coping strategies to rebuild and strengthen relationships.

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Item COUP
Pages 8 pages
Year 2011