Effects of psychological and biomechanical trauma on brain and behavior.

@article{McAllister2010EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of psychological and biomechanical trauma on brain and behavior.},
  author={Thomas W. McAllister and Murray B. Stein},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={1208},
  pages={46-57}
}
The current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in a large cohort of military personnel exposed to combat-related psychological trauma as well as biomechanical trauma, including proximity to blast events. Historically, the long-term effects of both types of trauma have been viewed as having different neural substrates, with some controversy over the proper attribution of such symptoms evident after each of the major conflicts of the last century. Recently, great effort has been… CONTINUE READING