A Sleep Intervention to Improve Rehabilitation in Veterans with Chronic mTBI
Jonathan E Elliott
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April 2019 -
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Each year ~2.5 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Also a prominent general public health issue, TBI is particularly prevalent in Veterans, with 60-80% reporting a history of TBI. Over 80% of all TBI are categorized as mild TBI (mTBI), which is associated with a myriad of short- and long-term complications. Two of the principal complicating factors associated with mTBI are sleep-wake disturbances (e.g., insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness, and circadian rhythm sleep disorde...