Behavioural

Anger

Anger is a common emotional response after a brain injury and can be directly related to impairments caused by the injury.

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Behavioural

Impulsive behaviour

Injury to the frontal lobes after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can affect the area of the brain that normally controls our impulses.

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Behavioural

Self-centredness

The ability to view the world from someone else’s point of view is a very complex cognitive skill that occurs in the frontal lobes of the brain. This is a very common area to be affected in a brain injury and other brain disorders which can cause self-centered behaviour.

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Behavioural

Impaired self-awareness and brain injury

Lack of self-awareness is a common outcome for people who sustain brain injuries with frontal lobe damage. Their inability to self-monitor and self-correct behaviour can lead to challenging behaviours.

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