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It’s no surprise that some symptoms of brain injury include headaches and memory problems. But hearing loss may also accompany a TBI, either because the injury damages the ear or because there is damage to the part of the brain that processes sound.
As part of his treatment plan for multiple traumatic brain injuries sustained in combat and training, Jake now trains service dogs to help veterans like himself.
A new study reveals previously undetected change patterns in the brains of eight veterans, all exposed to blasts from high explosives in combat.
“I knew I was different when I came back from war.”
An easy-to-read infographic covering the basics of PTSD — common causes, symptom categories, PTSD numbers and clinically recommended treatment options
At CNRM research is being done to deepen the understanding of brain injury and neurotrauma that occur in theater, including the concurrent development of PTSD with TBI. Learn why this research is so important and how you can help.
How CNRM is testing and researching the latest technology to improve the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to TBI and PTSD.
These men are heroes not just for what they survived. They are heroes for living through fifty years of civilians who don’t understand them and loved ones who walk away in tears from actions and responses that, to these men, seem completely normal.
I, personally, never use the word warrior for anyone but a combat veteran. But I do not call them warriors because of what they did during war. I call them warriors because of what they do every single day since returning from war.
Retired Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Ed Rasmussen experienced multiple concussions and now tells others who may have experienced a TBI to “talk to somebody you know who has one — because we’re out there.”
An interactive toolkit to help behavioral health practitioners as they work with service members, veterans, spouses and partners.
You need a mission. So says Sergeant Bill "Big Sarge" Hansen, a former Marine and a current mentor with the Wounded Warrior Project®. Today Sgt. Hansen has a clear mission: to provide mentorship and support to young veterans carrying the physical and emotional scars of war.
The Pearce family misses Army life. They not only lost the stability a healthy father would provide but also an entire way of living — the extended family that the Army creates. After years of struggle, they've found...
Dr. Stephen Cozza, Uniformed Service University, discusses TBI and PTSD statistics and the impact it has on service members and their families.
Why civilian health care providers should be prepared to ask questions about combat exposure, PTSD and TBI.