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Gift Oddly Wrapped: The spiritual journey of seeking sacred, ironic gift rather than dwelling on the pain.
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You set the price! Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
We all know people who suffer greatly, yet gracefully. Explore in poetry and reflection the depths of intimate, personal faith ~ journeying with God and each other to transform the pain of loss into the joy of co-creating with God. Patrick's contemplative soul startles us to see grace's abundance. Suggested price: $3-5. Additional generosity helps those strapped also get a copy. Thank you!
21st Century Veterans Health: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) VA Independent Study Course and Additional Material - Cognitive Problems, Living with TBI, Family Impact, Treatment
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major health issue that impacts the lives of many soldiers and veterans. Here is a reproduction of the VA Independent Study Course on TBI plus an excerpt from Assessment and Treatment of Individuals With History Of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder August 2009. Original material includes a guide to leading medical websites.
Shared Emptiness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 224,010. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A portrait of the harrowing despair and remarkable courage of a middle-class family tormented beyond endurance by a mindless act of violence. Chris Carter, at 24, a medical student, had it all. Good looks, intelligence, a winning personality, a loving family. His girlfriend, Louise, was his dream girl, and he had everything ahead of him, everything to live for.... Until he was mugged....
The Hardest Hit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011 by Frank Zafiro. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
11-year-old Sam Parker is a hockey player who gets more than he bargained for in his first year in which body checking is allowed. His parents are getting divorced. He takes a massive check from the school bully. No one seems to understand what he is going through, not even his best friend, Jill. Sam faces these challenges on and off the ice and learns how to get back up when life knocks you down.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
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Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury
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Series: Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk, Book 23. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by American Association of Suicidology. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
A review of suicide risks associated with TBI as supported by research literature. Authored by Lisa Brenner,Ph.D.,VISN 19, Univ of CO, School of Med; Peter M. Gutierrez,Ph.D.,VISN 19, Univ of CO, School of Med, CO; Jo Huggins,M.S.W.,M.C.I.S.,VISN 19, Univ of CO, School of Med, CO; Jennifer Olson-Madden,Ph.D.,VISN 19, Univ of CO, School of Med, CO.
I Forget to Remember
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Living with a brain impairment, my funny, sometimes sad, insightful account of what happened to me, how it changed my life, for the better, and the insights I can share to fully understand what we go through, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This book is written in short chapters, allowing readers to input their own stories, struggles and to help those who love them understand.
Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
In 1998 Steve Bocking suffered his second concussion in two years playing hockey. His father was a surgeon who had seen enough. He started a campaign to change the rules, and won in 2011 when Hockey Canada banned all head shots. But the NHL still refuses to listen. When did the game change? What are the dangers of concussions? Why does the world's top hockey league continue to ignore the evidence?
Little Agnes and the Ghosts of Kelpie Wharf
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Price: Free! Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Lovable, precocious and clinically insane young scientist Agnes Crowley and her ubiquitous companion, Vic, a re-animated clockwork cadaver, investigate the mysterious ghosts of Kelpie Wharf, but to uncover the secrets of the wharf, they must face an army of werewolves, bogeymen, revenants, bog monsters, Spring-Heeled Jacks and other legendary monsters of lore.
CONCUSSION: STOMPED
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Series: The Furai Compilation, Book 2 · CONCUSSION ML1, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,350. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
February 15th 2013. 9:26 AM. A mysterious object streaks across Russian skies. Massive CONCUSSION, blows out windows, sends people to the hospital. News reports called it: the Chelyabinsk Meteor. This object was NO meteor. Designed by intelligent life, sent, to an exact part of the world, on an exact day, exact time. PURPOSE: change history.