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Coping with Blast-Related Traumatic Brain Injury in Returning Troops [electronic resource] : Wounds of War III

Author/Creator:
Wiederhold, B.K.
NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Wounds of War Corporate Author
Publication:
Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2011.
Conference Name:
NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Wounds of War
Series:
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series E: Human and Societal Dynamics
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series E: Human and Societal Dynamics
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (224 p.)
Subjects:
Blast injuries -- Wounds and injuries -- Congresses
War wounds -- Wounds and injuries -- Congresses
Brain -- Congresses
Soldiers -- Congresses
Medical subjects:
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
Diseases
Mental Disorders
Humanities
Named Groups
Psychiatry and Psychology
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Brain Injuries
Quality of Life
Blast Injuries
Military Personnel
Local subjects:
Brain -- Wounds and injuries.
Brain damage.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Soldiers -- Medical care.
Veterans -- Medical care.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
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 Return
Contents:
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
The Brain Injury Screening Questionnaire: A Methodology to be Applied to SoldiersDeployment-Related Brain Injuries: Neurobiology and Clinical Management; Do Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms Exist? Evidence from Epidemiological and Laboratory Studies; Section III Treatment; Short-Term Intensive Cognitive Rehabilitation in OEF/OIF Veterans - Applying the STEP Model; Traumatic Stress and Injury of the Brain: the Dangerous Liaisons - a Case Study; Traumatic Brain Injury due to Landmine Explosions; Molecular Mechanisms of Traumatic Brain Injury
Cognitive and Functional Outcome of Terror Victims who Suffered from Traumatic Brain Injury in JerusalemEvaluation of Post-deployment Screening for Traumatic Brain Injury and Blast Exposure in a Sample of High-Risk Sailors Deployed to Iraq; Generic Brain-computer Interface for Social Networks and Rehabilitation Assistance; Traumatic Brain Injury Battlefield and Intensive Care Rapid and Selective Cerebral Hypothermia Using an Integrated Head-Neck Stabilization and Cooling Helmet System
Biofeedback/Neurofeedback Treatment of Psychiatric Disturbances Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Case ReportsAcute and Long-term Sequelae of Blast Exposure in Dutch Soldiers Deployed in Afghanistan; Preliminary Results; Section IV Quality of Life; 12-month Outcome of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Polytrauma in U.S. Military Service Members; Loneliness and Emptiness - Reorientation Syndrome after Traumatic Brain Injury Mechanism: Access and Solutions to This Underestimated Problem After Traumatic Brain Injury; Subject Index; Author Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Wiederhold, B. K Contributor
NATO Emerging Security Challenges Division Content Provider
ISBN:
6613432938
1-283-43293-5
9786613432933
1-60750-797-8
OCLC:
772636234
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