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Posts Tagged ‘veterans with TBI’

By On November 28th, 2018

Veterans with multiple brain injuries are at high risk for suicidal thoughts

A growing body of evidence indicates that traumatic brain injuries significantly increase a person’s risk of attempting suicide, and a new study indicates that veterans are particularly in danger. The findings of the Veterans Affair study, published in the journal Psychological Services, finds that veterans who served post-9-11 who have experienced repeated brain injuries are…

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By On July 24th, 2015

Study Identifies Brain Networks Affected By TBI and PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are both devastating conditions linked with high disability and suicide rates. In the past, the two unique conditions were often confused because they share similar symptoms and often co-occur. While recent research has confirmed the separate and unique attributes of these conditions, as well as some…

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