Damage to the brain can cause emotional and behavioural changes, so many survivors experience problems managing anger. This can lead to unpredictable, destructive and sometimes aggressive behaviour, that can put a strain on your relationships, work, life and everyday activities.
9 ways to help with anger problems: tips for families, friends and carers
Anger is a common and particularly difficult problem after brain injury, often leading to unpredictable, destructive and aggressive behaviour. It can be very hard to be on the receiving end of someone’s anger, which is often directed at those who are closest to us.
Managing anger after brain injury
“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
“I do not bewail what I have lost, because I am at peace with myself. I have fought a hard battle, given it my best, and won far more that I or anyone else ever thought I would. I ask only that other brain damaged people be given the chance to fight their battles too, and to find out for themselves what their unique potential is.”
“What we learn in the darkness we are to share in the light.”