Closed Head Injury and Family Structure

Factors Contributing to Dysfunctional Dynamics
  • Bobby G. Greer
  • Mary Anne Knack
  • Rob Roberts
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


Considerable attention has been given in the literature to the impact of closed head injury on the family (Brooks, 1984; Brown & McCormick, 1988). Stressors, as well as other factors, contributing to posttrauma family adjustment have been delineated (Braciszeski, 1987). This chapter will review this other work and will propose another perspective from which to view family restructuring after closed head injury.


Traumatic Brain Injury Head Injury Family Therapy Family System Severe Head Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bobby G. Greer
    • 1
  • Mary Anne Knack
    • 2
  • Rob Roberts
    • 1
  1. 1.College of EducationMemphis State UniversityMemphisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Counseling and Personnel ServicesMemphis State UniversityMemphisUSA

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