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Accession Number ADA565070
Title Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans.
Publication Date 2010
Media Count 529p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This Guide has information for caregivers of service members/veterans who have a moderate to severe TBI. The main intent of the Guide is to provide information as you need it. It contains four modules, plus the Caregiver's Companion: Module 1: Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury. This module tells you about the brain and what happens when it is injured. Module 2: Understanding the Effects of TBI and What You Can Do to Help. This module explains the physical, thinking, communication, and emotional effects of TBI. It also tells you how you can help your family member deal with these effects. Module 3: Becoming a Family Caregiver for a Service Member/Veteran with TBI. This module is all about you, whether you are a caregiver at home or supporting your family member at a health care facility. It has tips on how to organize your life as a caregiver. It encourages you to take care of yourself during this stressful time. Module 4: Navigating Services and Benefits. This module tells you about how the disability rating system works. It describes how to get services and benefits that can help your family member with TBI. The Companion is a binder of information and forms to help you in the day-to-day management of caregiving.
Keywords Behavior
Mental health
Military medicine
Records management
Support resources
Traumatic brain injuries
Veterans(Military personnel)

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92B - Psychology
57T - Psychiatry
57E - Clinical Medicine
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC. Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Monograph.
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N/A

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