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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an area of particular emphasis for us. Prompt identification and appropriate treatment of this condition in combat Veterans is of great importance.

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For Veterans & Families
These printed materials present the same information in different formats:
Handout | Article | Brochure | Pocketcard

For Providers
These printed materials present the same information in different formats:
Handout | Pocketcard

*New* Primary Care Reference Guide - A Product from the VA TBI Special Committee:
Primary Care Reference Guide for Accessing Mental Health Care Services for Patients with TBI updated-July-20-2015

Clinical Practice Guidelines:
Joint VA/DoD mild TBI CPG | 
Report of the VA 2009 Consensus Conference: Practice Recommendations for Treatment of Veterans with Comorbid PTSD, mTBI and Pain

Evidence-based Synthesis Program:
Assessment and Treatment of Individuals with History of TBI and PTSD (August 2009)

Lectures - Robin Hurley, MD:
Neuropsychiatry of Traumatic Brain Injury

Teaching Cases:
1 Amnestic Disorder and Depression due to Cerebral Aneurysm and TBI
2 Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Headache
3 Anger and Irritability 6 Years After Blast Injury
4 Multiple Blast-Related Brain Injuries with Co-Morbidities

Slides: - From the National Mental Health Meeting, July 2009
Cognitive Treatment of mild TBI Workshop

Articles: - These short review articles are from the "Windows to the Brain" series published in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. Dr. Robin Hurley (MIRECC Associate Director, Education) and Dr. Katherine Taber (MIRECC Assistant Director, Education) are the Contributing Editors for this series.
Update on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Neuropathology and Structural Imaging
PTSD and Combat-Related Injuries: Functional Neuroanatomy
Blast-Related Traumatic Brain Injury: What Is Known?
Traumatic Axonal Injury: Atlas of Major Pathways
Traumatic Axonal Injury: Novel Insights Into Evolution and Identification
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Neuroimaging of Sports-Related Concussion


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