Changes Observed after TBI

Changes After Frontal Lobe Damage
  • Difficulty Sequencing
  • Perseveration
  • Difficulty with Attention
  • Personality Changes
  • Difficulty Solving Problems
  • Loss of Talking
  • Decreased Mental Flexibility
  • Poor Initiation
  • Changes in Behavior

Changes After Parietal Lobe Damage
  • Difficulty Naming Objects
  • Confusion between Right and Left
  • Difficulty with Eye-Hand Coordination
  • Difficulty with Academic Skills
  • Inability to Focus your Eyes
Changes After Temporal Lobe Damage
  • Decrease in Attention
  • Short Term Memory Loss
  • Decrease in Understanding People
  • Talkative
  • Increased Aggression
  • Difficulty Identifying and Categorizing Objects

Changes After Occipital Lobe Damage
  • Difficulty Locating Objects
  • Difficulty Identifying Colors
  • Visual Field Cuts
  • Difficulty Reading and Writing
  • Decreased Processing of Visual Information
  • Difficulty Recognizing Movement
  • Visual Distortions
Changes After Cerebellum Damage
  • Impaired Coordination
  • Difficulty Walking
  • Poor posture or Trunk Control
  • Inability to Make Fast Movements
  • Dizziness
  • Impaired Control of Eye Movements
  • Slurred Speech
Changes After Brain Stem Damage
  • Difficulty with Eating and Drinking
  • Difficulty with Balance and Movement
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Difficulty with Sleeping
  • Decreased Arousal
  • Impaired Regulation of Body Temperature, Heart Rate, and Breathing
No brain injury is alike. Brain injury can occur for many different reasons and have many different effects. Symptoms may be obvious or even subtle. Seek assistance if you experience ANY symptoms of brain injury or see them in others.
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