Association between combat stress and post-concussive symptom reporting in OEF/OIF service members with mild traumatic brain injuries.

@article{Cooper2011AssociationBC,
  title={Association between combat stress and post-concussive symptom reporting in OEF/OIF service members with mild traumatic brain injuries.},
  author={Douglas B. Cooper and Jan Elizabeth Kennedy and Maren A Cullen and Edan A. Critchfield and Ricardo Amador and Amy O. Bowles},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The relationship between combat stress and post-concussive symptoms in service members with mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) is poorly understood. It was hypothesized that the co-occurrence of combat stress would have a significant effect on the severity of post-concussive complaints, specifically on emotional and cognitive symptoms. METHODS Four hundred and seventy-two combat-deployed service members with mTBI completed self-report inventories of post-traumatic stress and post… CONTINUE READING

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