9780789021342

Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders: A Practical Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789021342

  • ISBN10:

    078902134X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-03-09
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Get the tools to provide more effective treatment for the neurobehaviorally disordered TBI patient! As traditional treatment success rates for many persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are proving less than effective, clinicians search for other therapies that may be more productive. Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders: A Practical Guidediscusses at length various nontraditional treatment approaches such as music therapy, art therapy, EEG biofeedback, and others that may provide additional help for the neurobehaviorally disordered TBI patient. This text provides a practical, in-depth overview of a range of nontraditional interventions and therapies. Each treatment is extensively discussed with explanations on how it can be effectively applied in rehabilitation programs. Models, case samples, contacts, and lists of training programs and professional organizations are given for each therapeutic modality. Each chapter has clear, illustrative drawings, tables, and charts, as well as comprehensive references for further research. Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders: A Practical Guidediscusses these alternative treatments: horticulture therapy art therapy music therapy melodic intonation therapy recreational therapy chemical dependency treatment real time EEG feedback craniosacral therapy This book is a comprehensive source for nontraditional therapies essential for physicians; neuropsychologists; psychiatrists; rehabilitation specialists; hospital directors, administrators, and TBI professionals.

Table of Contents

Introduction and overview of brain injury in executive dysfunctionp. 1
Horticulture therapy in the treatment of brain injuryp. 7
Art as a therapeutic modality with TBI populationsp. 29
Music therapy for patients with traumatic brain injuryp. 51
Melodic intonation therapy with brain-injured patientsp. 75
Recreational therapy program for patients with traumatic brain injuryp. 89
Chemical-dependency treatment with traumatic brain-injured clientsp. 107
All-digital, real-time EEG feedback with open and closed head traumap. 135
Craniosacral therapy for traumatic brain injury clients with neurobehavioral disordersp. 149
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