Referred to as the ³silent epidemic², head injury has been cited nationally as the leading cause of death and disability up to the age of 44. The primary cause of head injury is motor vehicle crashes. Covers: what happens to the brain; head injury rehabilitation; financial and legal resources; and survivor and family support resources. Also, directory of organizations, levels of recovery and suggested activities, and glossary of terms. Illustrations.John, Delores M. is the author of 'Head Injury Guide for Survivors, Families, & Caregivers' with ISBN 9781568061856 and ISBN 1568061854.