Brain Injuries and Behavioral Problems

Behavioral problems quite often are a result of brain injuries. There can be many problems or few depending upon the severity of the injury and in what part of the brain the injury is located. Some of the potential problems are as follows:

Mood swings, depression, hyperactivity, aggression, sexual inappropriateness and/or promiscuity, lack of initiative or motivation, changes in emotional control, lack of impulse control, poor concentration, lack of empathy, fatigue, thoughtless or hurtful remarks, difficulty in relating to others, excessive demands, personality changes, a tendency towards being frustrated, irritated or angering easily. Unawareness of others’ feelings is often another deficit and may be something that has to be relearned. Another serious and very common problem is short-term memory difficulties, as is a lack of awareness of their deficits.

If a brain injury survivor is affected with any of these behavioral problems, it is very stressful for family members and caregivers. It may be important to have cognitive and behavioral rehabilitation and possibly the help of a neuropsychologist. It will also be important to have an assessment done which will help both the survivor and the family member. And because behavioral problems not only affects relationships but performance in school and work, it will be necessary to attempt to alleviate the problems or at the least, to help cope with their impact. The following are some of the things that can be done in order to help minimize problems associated with behavioral changes following a brain injury:

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A Few Ways You Can Overcome Your Social Anxiety At Home

Many people seek treatment from a therapist or psychologist, who are professionally trained in dealing with mental disorders such as social phobia.

Therapists have several methods that they can use to help you overcome social fear, the most popular being cognitive behavior therapy and or medications designed to reduce anxiety and or depression.

Overcoming Social Anxiety

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Safe And Effective Psychotherapy In Dreams

You may have the impression that you are a normal person and your mentally stability is guaranteed, but you belong to the human race. You have inherited a wild conscience into the biggest part of your brain and psyche, the anti-conscience.

Since you have inherited absurdity into your anti-conscience from birth and your anti-conscience occupies the biggest part of your brain, how do you know for how long you will be able to keep your mental stability?

Everything depends on your life experiences, which depend on your personality and actions because everything is related in your reality. If you will have traumatic experiences and you are a slave of your psychological type, your anti-conscience will manage to gradually destroy your conscience.

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Brain Injuries and Sensory Deficits

Sensory deficits following a brain injury are usually the result of damage to either the right side of the brain or the parietal and occipital lobe region. Sensory deficits are those to do with hearing, smell, taste, touch and body language such as emotional and non-verbal signals. These deficits can lead to lack of communication, confusion and frustration. Some may even develop tinnitus, a ringing in the ears.

Other deficits may be auditory perception having to do with sounds and problems to do with visual perception relating to colour confusions, shapes, size, depth and distance. Those who suffer from the sensory deficit of vision loss may experience problems with hand-eye coordination or having blind spots or double vision and may, as a result, be somewhat clumsy.

Another sensory deficit is textile perception relating to pain, pressure and temperature. The skin may also tingle or itch excessively. Olfactory perceptions relates to smells where everything has an unpleasant odor, and gustatory perceptions relate to taste where everything tastes bitter are other deficits.

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Natural Therapy To Relieve Stress And Anxiety

Natural therapy has been in use since time immemorial. It was only overshadowed for a brief period by the rapid development in medicine. This branch of health sciences is based on the principle that there is a vital energy controlling body functions and that the body has the ability to recover or restore itself. Hence, such natural therapies try to attain physical, mental, spiritual and emotional wellbeing without or through minimal use of invasive treatments, drugs and medications.

Stress has become so commonplace that every second person experiences it to a certain degree. If left managed, it could prove detrimental to one’s health. So, in this section we shall discuss a few natural techniques to relieve stress and anxiety.

1. Give a vent to your emotions

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