Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery, Volumes 1-2

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Rand Corporation, 2008 - Psychology - 453 pages
A comprehensive study of the post-deployment health-related needs associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression, and traumatic brain injury among servicemembers returning from Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, the health care system in place to meet those needs, gaps in the care system, and the costs associated with these conditions and with providing quality health care to all those in need.
 

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Contents

The Nature and Scope of the Problem
33
Immediate and LongTerm Consequences of PostTraumatic Stress Disorder Depression and Traumatic Brain Injury
117
Economic Consequences
167
Caring for the Invisible Wounds
243
Conclusions and Recommendations
429
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