Invisible wounds of war : psychological and cognitive injuries, their consequences, and services to assist recovery

Data collection for this study began in April 2007and concluded in January 2008. Specific activities included a critical reviewof the extant literature on the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression, and traumatic brain injury and their short- and long-term consequences; a pop...

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Main Author: Tanielian, Terri L.
Corporate Authors: Rand Corporation, California Community Foundation, RAND Health, Rand Corporation National Security Research Division
Other Authors: Jaycox, Lisa
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND Center for Military Health Policy Research 2008, 2008
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • an overview
  • Prevalence of PTSD, depression, and TBI among returning servicemembers
  • Survey of individuals previously deployed for OEF/OIF
  • Predicting the immediate and long-term consequences of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and traumatic brain injury in veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • The cost of post-deployment mental health and cognitive conditions
  • Systems of care : challenges and opportunities to improve access to high-quality care
  • Treating the invisible wounds of war : conclusions and recommendations
  • Includes bibliographical references