Hidden Battles on Unseen Fronts: Stories of American Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

Hidden Battles on Unseen Fronts: Stories of American Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

Patricia Driscoll, Celia Strauss


Overview

This e-book is crafted round soldiers' tales in their struggle reviews in Iraq and Afghanistan that culminate in life-altering accidents to the mind and psyche, in addition to the both dramatic tale in their recoveries. a sarcasm of America's twenty first century wars has been that whereas our strive against clinical and medevac functions have grown significantly (from a coarse standard of 4:1 wounded to lifeless in WWII to 8:1 today), the character of lots of our soldiers' wounds has passed through a sophisticated swap. women and men who live to tell the tale the thick of strive against, together with repeated concussions, more and more current a difficult-to-detect form of harm, no much less debilitating then wounds from bullets or shrapnel.

This publication records the ever-increasing circumstances of actual or psychological mind trauma between our vets that has risen as an immediate results of extra infantrymen surviving their flesh wounds at the battlefield. The chapters are built from interviews with troops and their family, and bridged with essays via psychological overall healthiness pros, veterans' advocates, and contributors of the VA and DoD, all of whom are operating within the entrance strains of what's speedy constructing right into a nationwide predicament of unfathomable rate in either lives and money.

All royalties from this paintings will cross on to front line of help for wounded warriors with PTSD and TBI, and their households.

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