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By On May 17th, 2017

TBI, PTSD, and other mental health issues are common among discharged service members

More than half of all service members discharged from the military for misconduct also had an existing brain injury or mental health condition, according to a new report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). This is particularly concerning because a misconduct discharge can make former service members potentially ineligible to receive health benefits from…

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By On November 29th, 2016

Changes In The Brain After TBI Could Lead To Depression

A new study may have made a breakthrough in explaining why soldiers who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) also face a high chance of developing depression. With the use of several brain imaging techniques, a team of researchers from the National Intrepid Center of Excellence were able to find a disruption in the…

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