Psychology Today Post for January: Anniversary View of Fictional Brain Injury

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Personal Perspective: Recovery is more than restoring neurons. Pre-existing insults to the brain and social support matter too.

Intelligence Alone Doesn’t Mean You’ll Question Out-of-Date Knowledge

A doctor once told me I’m doing better than 90 percent of those with brain injury. Even so, after 24 years, I’ve still not fully recovered.

Sarah [in the novel Left Neglected] may’ve been a Harvard graduate with a high-powered job in the business world, but she used none of that to search for a cure for her left neglect. She accepted without question that time and the offered rehab were the ways to heal her brain.

I did not.

But what Is Brain Injury Recovery? Solely Neuron Restoration?

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Brain injury grief is

extraordinary grief

research proves

needs healing.