Coping with blast-related traumatic brain injury in returning troops : wounds of war III / Brenda K. Wiederhold.

By: NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Wounds on War III (2011 : Vienna, Austria)
Contributor(s): Wiederhold, B. K | IOS Press
Material type: TextTextSeries: NATO science for peace and security series: v. 86.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 195 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781607507970; 1607507978; 9781607509813; 1607509814Subject(s): Blast injuries -- Congresses | War wounds -- Congresses | Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Congresses | Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries -- Congresses | Craniocerebral Trauma | Brain Diseases | Barotrauma | Occupational Groups | Stress Disorders, Traumatic | Life | Social Sciences | Persons | Anxiety Disorders | Philosophy | Trauma, Nervous System | Wounds and Injuries | Central Nervous System Diseases | Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena | Nervous System Diseases | Disease | Mental Disorders | Humanities | Named Groups | Psychiatry and Psychology | Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic | Brain Injuries | Quality of Life | Blast Injuries | Military Personnel | MEDICAL -- Sports Medicine | Blast injuries | Brain -- Wounds and injuries | Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries | War wounds | Surgery & Anesthesiology | Health & Biological Sciences | Wounds & InjuriesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Coping with blast-related traumatic brain injury in returning troops.DDC classification: 617.1/9 LOC classification: RD96.7 | .N38 2011Online resources: Click here to access online
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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.
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"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.

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.

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.

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