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Research digest

Keep up to date with insights from the Brainkind research team and other developments that have recently caught our eye.

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RESEARCH DIGESTWhat does loneliness do to the brain?

What does loneliness do to the brain?

The so called “loneliness epidemic” is a paradox of today’s society. Despite innovations like the internet and social media facilitating connections between people across the World, we are lonelier than ever with an estimated 3.83 million people in Great Britain experiencing chronic loneliness.

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RESEARCH DIGESTContinuity Therapy

Helping relationships stay strong after brain injury

After a brain injury, it is easy to lose connection with one’s past life, as individuals and as a couple. Previous research suggests this can have a bad effect on the relationship and on the psychological wellbeing of the couple…

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2023 recap: a year of growth and change

When we said last year that “things have been very busy indeed”, we had no insight of what was to come. 2023 brought with it a lot of positive changes, as well as growth within Brainkind…

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RESEARCH DIGESTBritish Neuropsychological Society Autumn Meeting

Highlights from the British Neuropsychological Society (BNS) Autumn Meeting

Natalia Masztalerz, Brainkind’s Assistant Psychologist (Outcome Measures) shares her insights after attending the British Neuropsychological Society (BNS) Autumn Meeting.

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RESEARCH DIGESTResilience-in-the-Face-of-Adversity-The-Experiences-of-Brainkind-Support-Staff-During-the-COVID-19-Pandemic.

The Experiences of Brainkind Support Staff During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 lockdown Brainkind’s dedicated support staff continued to provide an excellent service for the people we support.

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Every interaction is rehab: Pioneering approaches, research and practice

The week commencing September 18th 2023 was a memorable one for Brainkind.

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The hidden heroes

Perceptions and experiences of supporting people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and sleep problems in inpatient rehabilitation

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RESEARCH DIGESTDr Sara Da Silva Ramos with Professor Barbara Wilson

On the road to the NR-SIG Conference

This year’s 20th-anniversary edition happened in Glasgow, the base of one of our independent brain injury rehabilitation hospitals. We could not have missed it!

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Brain injury rehabilitation: Where does cannabis come in?

The therapeutic use of cannabis has increasingly been considered in various health settings.

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Sharing our love for research

It is nearly June, meaning Research Month 2023 is back at Brainkind.

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Research News from the World Congress on Brain Injury in Dublin

News and insights from the 14th World Congress on Brain Injury in Dublin.

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Technology for upper limb rehab: our experience with GripAble

Does GripAble have the potential to be of great value to people with brain injury in their road to recovery?

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