Bill Chapter 10

Panic- sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing wildly unthinking behavior. Anxiety-a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks. Frustration-the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something. I used to go to the doctor for my … Continue reading Bill Chapter 10

Bill Chapter 9

Memory issues- a multitude of obstacles having to do with different types of memory.  Depending on which part of the memory is affected, the difficulties can be wide in range and scope.  The resulting behaviors cause frustration and can affect day to day life in jobs as well as family relationships.  I spend more time … Continue reading Bill Chapter 9

Bill Chapter 8

Impaired Decision Making- the inability to regard the cognitive processes which result in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities; the inability to take into account all possible choices and come to a conclusion on a course of action. The slowing of my processing speed the doctor says … Continue reading Bill Chapter 8

Bill Chapter 7

Flooding- the inability of the brain to filter, leading all stimuli coming into the brain at one time with equal intensity which causes the inability to process each piece of information individually.  The brain overloads, and either shuts down or gets agitated in its frustration. It is important to look at my deficits because I … Continue reading Bill Chapter 7

Chapter 37

What does TBI with encephalomalacia look like? Like a normal person. That is one of the main difficulties of brain injuries and their effects, you can’t see them. Unless there is some kind of facial scar, and many times there is not, you would not know someone’s brain is damaged. Whereas if someone is in … Continue reading Chapter 37