From Military to Community Life: Reintegrating Veterans with Invisible Injuries
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October 2018 -
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Background: The rehabilitation and health care needs of Veterans who have served in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) have led to increased awareness of “invisible injuries,” a term that calls attention to mental health conditions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Despite increased awareness about the prevalence of post-traumatic stress, TBIs, and depressive symptoms among post OEF/OIF/OND Veterans, the long-term effects and cost of t...