April 24, 2017
In June 2015, BIAT EO Deborah wrote an opinion article for local newspaper The Mercury. The piece, titled "Talking Point: Unlocking the psyche of violence", unpacks some of issues concerning the overlap between brain injury and domestic violence.
"THE overlap between brain injury and domestic violence is little understood because violence is not only a cause, but also a consequence of brain injury," writes Deborah.
"This is not
to suggest brain injury should excuse violent behaviour but that it may
be a mitigating factor — or relevant to judgments — about the degree to
which a behaviour is subject to a person’s control."
View the full article via the http://www.themercury.com.au/news/opinion/talking-point-unlocking-the-psyche-of-violence/news-story/f94d81798760dd861cd336b71168b1ee
Read this important ABC Hobart story, including interviews with Tasmanian athletes Zabreena Manjerovic, Holly Radburn and Liam Kendell; physiotherapist, Matt Jensen; and BIAT executive officer, Deborah Byrne.View Article >
Brain injury in sport continues to make news across sporting codes locally, nationally and internationally. Read more in these Mercury Newspaper articles.View Article >
Please be advised that the Brain Injury Association of Tasmania office will be closed on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd of October.View Article >