Emotions: Hope after brain injury

Ann Deaton Ph.D.
Information on emotions after brain injury helps families recognize the importance of hope as their emotions swing from anger, sadness and fear to joy and gratitude for the survival of the parent, sibling, child or spouse with a TBI. This tip card gives tips to help families understand and handle their emotions, rather than letting their emotions overwhelm them.

Tip card discusses the range of negative emotions of anger, sadness and fear among families after brain injury. Compares them to positive emotions of joy and love.

Gives tips for families on handling emotions rather than being controlled by them. Shows how forgiveness, hope and gratitude affect emotional recovery of family members and relationship with the survivor.

Item EMOT
Pages 8
Year Second edition, 2011