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Author Lawhorne Scott, Cheryl, 1968- author

Title Combat-related traumatic brain injury and PTSD : a resource and recovery guide / Cheryl Lawhorne and Don Philpott
Published Lanham : Government Institutes, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 270 pages)
Series Military life ; 3
Military life (Lanham, Md.) ; 3
Contents Introduction: A history of deployed forces -- Types of conflict and associated stresses -- Blast injuries and concussions -- Traumatic brain injury -- Post-traumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder -- From a medical perspective -- Barriers for seeking care -- Health care, insurance, and benefits -- Families -- Benefits -- Grief and bereavement -- Resources
Summary As more veterans return from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, more are needing care for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and combat-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI). While there are several treatment and recovery options, outlets for support, and other resources, 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-263) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Veterans -- Mental health.
Combat Disorders [MESH]
Brain Injuries -- complications [MESH]
Brain Injuries -- psychology [MESH]
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic [MESH]
Veterans -- psychology [MESH]
War [MESH]
Form Electronic book
Author Philpott, Don, author
Government Institutes.
LC no. 2010042118
ISBN 1605907243 (electronic bk.)
9781605907246 (electronic bk.)
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