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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Wounds on War III (2011 : Vienna, Austria)

Title Coping with blast-related traumatic brain injury in returning troops : wounds of war III / Brenda K. Wiederhold
Published Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 195 pages)
Series NATO science for peace and security series. E, Human and societal dynamics ; v. 86
NATO science for peace and security series. E, Human and societal dynamics ; v. 86.
Contents COPING WITH BLAST-RELATED TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY IN RETURNING TROOPS; Foreword; Preface; Editorial; Co-Chairs; Main Lectures/Presentations Given; Sponsors; Contents; Section I Characterization of Traumatic Brain Injury; The Importance of Developing a Valid Definition of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion; Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans of Polish Military Contingents, Psychiatrically Hospitalized with Combat Related Stress Disorders; War Head Injuries in Sieged Sarajevo; Section II Diagnostic and Assessment Issues
Summary It has been shown that those who have served in both combat missions and peacekeeping operations are at increased risk for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Research suggests that this may result from their 'wounds of war'. Some wounds may be 'invisible', such as depression, stress, and chronic pain, while others, such as physical disabilities, are more obvious. In February 2011, 35 scientists and representatives from NATO and Partner countries met in Vienna, Austria for a three-day NATO Advanced Research Workshop entitled "Wounds of War: Coping with Blast-Related Traumatic Brain Injury in Re
Notes "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Wounds on War III : Coping with Blast-Related Traumatic Brain Injury in Returning Troops, Vienna, Austria, 20-22 February 2011"--Title page verso
International conference proceedings
Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Blast injuries -- Congresses
War wounds -- Congresses
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Congresses
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries -- Congresses
Head -- Wounds and injuries.
Brain -- Diseases.
Social sciences.
Anxiety disorders.
Wounds and injuries.
Central nervous system -- Diseases.
Nervous system -- Diseases.
Mental illness.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries.
Brain damage.
Quality of life.
Blast injuries.
Craniocerebral Trauma
Brain Diseases
Occupational Groups
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Social Sciences
Anxiety Disorders
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries
Central Nervous System Diseases
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Disorders
Named Groups
Psychiatry and Psychology
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Brain Injuries
Quality of Life
Blast Injuries
Military Personnel
Brain Damage, Chronic
social sciences.
mental disorders.
quality of life.
MEDICAL -- Sports Medicine.
Wounds and injuries
Social sciences
Quality of life
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Nervous system -- Diseases
Mental illness
Head -- Wounds and injuries
Central nervous system -- Diseases
Brain -- Diseases
Brain damage
Anxiety disorders
Blast injuries
Brain -- Wounds and injuries
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries
War wounds
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Wiederhold, B. K.
IOS Press.
ISBN 9781607507970