Primary Brain Tumour
A brain tumour that originates and grows within the brain itself.
Treatment programmes that usually combine a mixture of group work, psychological interventions, social skills training and practical and vocational activities.
A group of conditions that affect the nervous system in humans and animals.
A sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain.
A region of the basal ganglia.
An area of the brain which is important in maintaining representations of goals and the means to achieve them.
Self-Instructional Training (SIT)
A procedure used in the intervention for executive functioning deficits where individuals learn a set of instructions for talking themselves through particular problems.
A fatal infectious disease that attacks the brain and central nervous system. Commonly known as ‘mad cow disease’ or variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD).