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Monday, December 23, 2013

Study links traumatic brain injury and PTSD



The findings add to a growing body of research on the long-term psychological and physical consequences of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan where improvised explosive devices have often been the enemy’s weapon of choice, and head trauma — as well as psychological struggles afterdeployment — has proliferated. Past studies have shown the symptoms of TBI and PTSD overlap, and the research by the VA-funded Marine Resiliency Study made public this week adds evidence of a causal connection.

Continue Learning:  http://www.stripes.com/news/study-links-traumatic-brain-injury-and-ptsd-1.257017

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