Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury (The 2009 Dana Foundation Annual Progress Report on Brain Research)

PR09_cover_t For the 2009 edition of the Dana Foundation's Annual Progress Report on Brain Research, I contributed a chapter concerning new research directions in the study of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.

Excerpt:

For decades, researchers have hoped to uncover the biological mechanisms behind post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), increasingly common afflictions among both soldiers and civilians. In 2008, researchers renewed their focus on these conditions and sought to identify the processes that will provide new avenues for prevention and treatment…

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