Acquired brain injury

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
ABI
Traumatic brain injury
NARROWER TERMS
Journal article

Sharing stories of lived experience: a qualitative analysis of the intersection of experiences between storytellers with acquired brain injury and storytelling facilitators

While interest in storytelling in brain injury rehabilitation is increasing, little attention has been directed to the interpersonal relationships experienced through storytelling. As part of a larger study exploring narrative storytelling, this paper reports on the intersection of experiences between those sharing their story and...
Journal article

Understanding the factors that influence the quality of paid disability support for adults with acquired neurological disability and complex needs: a scoping review protocol

Adults with disability as the result of an acquired neurological disorder often have varying and complex support needs. Consequently, adults with complex needs often require paid support to enable them to exercise choice and control and participate fully and effectively in society.
Journal article

Factors that influence the quality of paid support for adults with acquired neurological disability: scoping review and thematic synthesis

Theoretically, individualised funding schemes empower people with disability to choose high quality support services in line with their needs and preferences. Given the importance of support, the aim of this scoping review was to understand the factors that influence the quality of paid disability support...
Journal article

General considerations for conducting online qualitative research and practice implications for interviewing people with Acquired Brain Injury

Qualitative methodology is key to understanding the lived experience of people with acquired brain injury (ABI). The key aim of this research is to map out the practical, ethical and methodological considerations when adapting research to an online environment.
Fact sheet

Traumatic brain injury and homelessness

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a type of acquired brain injury that is common among people who experience homelessness. This fact sheet describes some of the common symptoms of TBI, discusses the link between TBI and homelessness, and provides information for frontline workers who deliver...
Fact sheet

Traumatic brain injury and homelessness

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a type of acquired brain injury that is common among people who experience homelessness. This fact sheet describes some of the common symptoms of TBI, discusses the link between TBI and homelessness, and provides information for frontline workers who deliver...
Report

What were they thinking? A discussion paper on brain and behaviour in relation to the justice system in New Zealand

This discussion paper presents strong evidence of the over-representation of people in the criminal justice system who have had brain injuries, shedding new light on the impact of such injuries and developmental differences on both victims and offenders.
Book

Ted Freeman and the battle for the injured brain

This book recounts some experiences of young Australians with catastrophic brain injuries, their families and the medical system which they encountered. Whilst most of the events described occurred two to three decades ago they raise questions relevant to contemporary medical practice.
Report

The prevalence of Acquired Brain Injury among victims and perpetrators of family violence

This research was part of the implementation of Recommendation 171 of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence; “The Victorian government fund research into the prevalence of acquired brain injury among family violence victims and perpetrators.”
Journal article

Neuroimaging of sport concussion: persistent alterations in brain structure and function at medical clearance

This study presents the first evidence of altered brain structure and function at the time of medical clearance to return-to-play (RTP), with greater changes in brain function for athletes with a longer recovery time.