Combat-Related Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD: A Resource and Recovery Guide

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Overview As more veterans return from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, more need care for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and combat-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Several treatment and recovery options, outlets for support, and other resources are available, but understanding and gaining access to them is often difficult or confusing. In Combat-Related Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD: A Resource and Recovery Guide, authors Cheryl Lawhorne and Don Philpott offer guidance for returning veterans on various topics related to TBI and PTSD, including treatment options, diagnostic criteria and techniques, and resources for rehabilitation and support. The authors define TBI and PTSD, outline the risk factors, and explore the relationship between the two. They then provide explanations of diagnostic criteria, treatment options, prevention techniques, and barriers to seeking care. Rounding out this Useful and accessible volume are sections on the important roles played by insurance and health care and the support of family and friends. This is an essential guide for returning veterans, their families, and all who work with veterans suffering from TBI or PTSD.


  • ISBN-13: 9781605907239
  • Publisher: Government Institutes
  • Publication date: 1/16/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 290
  • Series: Military Life Series , #3
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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