Traumatic Brain Injury Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Traumatic Brain Injury. An evaluation up to 30% of OIF/OEF endure mellow, direct and serious cerebrum trauma60% of bomb impact casualties have TBIMany gentle wounds are cured inside of 90 daysApproximately 2,000 have been dealt with Many abstain from screening or don't completely disclose80% of TBI likewise have PTSD. TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.

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Traumatic Brain Injury & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program Washington D.C. August - 2008

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Traumatic Brain Injury A gauge up to 30% of OIF/OEF endure mellow, direct and serious cerebrum injury 60% of bomb impact casualties have TBI Many gentle wounds are cured inside 90 days Approximately 2,000 have been dealt with Many abstain from screening or don't completely unveil 80% of TBI additionally have PTSD

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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY Number one reason for inabilities, if strokes and dementia are incorporated Not one portrayal of TBI – every one is distinctive IED's make impacts of 800 to 2,000 mph Recovery can take days, weeks, years and might be fragmented

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Common Symptoms Alertness and Concentration can be Impaired Self Awareness can be Distorted Inaccurate Perceptions Memory and Learning Reasoning and Planning Problem Solving Speech and Language Motor Control Emotions

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Working with Individuals with TBI Encourage utilization of scratch pad Gently help the individual to remember amend points of interest of at various times occasions Confirm precise data with other individuals Arrange for consistency in routine undertakings Limit changes in day by day routine Provide nitty gritty clarifications of even the most fundamental changes Realize that exhaustion is a colossal element

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What to Do Start the procedure back to work gradually Have them do charitable effort a couple of hours a day Connect with their associates at work Maybe begin with low maintenance work that is low anxiety and to some degree routine Utilize techniques like work-solidifying, and bolstered business Work intimately with their manager while they get once again into their past employment, if conceivable

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Many don't look for help – would prefer not to be viewed as "frail" May feel extraordinary blame – only to survive Do not perceive claim side effects for quite a while Often a noteworthy occasion will convey PTSD to surface

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Possible Symptoms Sleep issues Restlessness Overly attentive or hyper cautious Social withdrawal Headaches or changes in identity Anger upheavals, unusual Changes in liquor utilize Risk taking practices Thoughts of death

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PTSD – What to do Follow your wellbeing expert's recommendation; take medicine, proceed with treatment Take care of themselves Don't self sedate Break the cycle Talk to somebody Consider a care group

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PTSD – How you can help Ask what occupations they would consider Avoid exceptionally unpleasant employments Monitor them intently at work Make beyond any doubt they are taking after the suggested rules from their specialist Have them keep a log of what appears to trigger their feelings and afterward ask what they think causes issues at work or what they are encountering at work now.

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