A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Washington studied 559 adults who have had a traumatic brain injury. They determined that over half (53 percent) of the participants developed major depression in the year following their injury.
These talks are enlightening, encouraging, and most importantly they explain a lot about how we – survivors of TBI and family members too – get caught by feeling ashamed of who we are now post injury. Brené Brown tells us how to get out of the prison we can unwittingly create.
I strongly dislike the word “Gifted” as it is used currently as a euphemism for high IQ. Therefore I want to suggest a new nomenclature for high IQ: HIQ pronounced Hike.
The High IQ TBIView Post
What does it take to heal from a TBI? What does it take to rebuild a life or to build a new life as the new person one has become?
This blog is almost a year old! I have personally traveled a great distance during that time. I started blogging soon after I had been told that I had Traumatic Brain Injury and long before I finally got concrete help. The earlier posts especially chronicle my journey as I was finally diagnosed correctly and the early struggles I had to …
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