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Driscoll, Patricia P
Hidden battles on unseen fronts : stories of American soldiers with traumatic brain injury and PTSD / by Patricia P. Driscoll and Celia Straus for the Armed Forces Foundation
Drexel Hill, PA : Casemate, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RC552.P67 D75 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Veterans -- Mental health -- United States
Afghan War, 2001- -- Veterans -- Mental health -- United States
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- United States
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Psychological aspects
Afghan War, 2001- -- Psychological aspects
Veterans -- Mental health -- United States
Veterans -- Rehabilitation -- United States
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- United States
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Rehabilitation -- United States
Veterans -- United States -- Psychology
Physical Description xi, 292 p., [16] p. of col. plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-271)
Contents Deployed, decorated and living in a car: the story of Marine Corps Sergeant Christopher Horman -- Deciding who is sane enough to fight: the ethics of military medicine in a time of war / Alice Psirakis -- Landmine blast to a soul: the story of Army SPC Walter Blackston -- America keeps its promise: the truth about military care of warriors with traumatic brain injury / Colonel Christopher S. Williams -- Bringing the war home: the story of Army Chief Warrant Officer Richard Gutteridge -- Healing the human spirit, hour by hour / Barbara V. Romberg -- Deeper than war: the story of US Marine Corps Captain Tyler Boudreau -- The VA's suicide prevention hotline: saving the lives of veterans / Janet Kemp -- A sharpshooter fires back: the story of Army PFC Robert Kislow -- The expert consultants: our patients / Kelly Petska and Donald MacLennan -- War chant: the story of Army Sergeant John "Medicine" Bear Radell -- The weapon of choice: patience / Charles "Chip" West -- A woman at war: the story of Army 2nd Lieutenant Sylvia Blackwood-Boutelle -- I just want to be back in Iraq / Alice Psirakis -- At home outside the wire: the story of Marine Corps Corporal William Berger -- Winning hidden battles: defense centers of excellence for psychological health and traumatic brain injury / Bill Yamanaka -- A neverending battle: the story of Army Corporal Jonnei Campaz -- The real story behind your story / Rick Levy -- Against all odds: the story of Marine Corps Corporal Joshua Hoffman --
A veterans' guide to mental health services in the VA / Ira R. Katz and Bradley Karlin -- When mommy comes home: the story of Army Sergeant Devore Barlowe -- Why are you always angry, mommy? Children in wartime- how to know when help is needed / Michael Genhart -- A good wacking: the story of Army Sergeant David Emme -- The mental transceiver / Norman McCormack -- I'll never leave you: the story of Army National Guard Sergeant Jose Pequeno and his mother, Nelida Bagley -- The faces behind the files: the VA's polytrauma system of care / Barbara Sigford -- Portrait of resilience: the story of Army Sergeant Brent Bretz -- Families of honor / Mary Car-Blanchard -- Delta force down: the story of Army Special Operations Sergeant Bryan Lane -- Realizing the promise of evidence-based psychotherapies in the VHA / Bradley Karlin, Josef Ruzek, and Kathleen Chard -- A wounded warrior: the story of Army Sergeant Nathan Toews -- Falling through the cracks: why time is running out / Lt. Colonel Cynthia Rasmussen -- Courage to heal: the story of Army National Guard Sergeant Michael Mills and Suki Mills -- Tending, attending, and healing: all together, one by one / Joseph Bobrow -- Sleepless in Silver Spring: the story of National Guard Specialist 1st Class Duval Diaz -- The battle for love / Mitchell S. Tepper -- One foot is better than two: the story of Army Corporal Nicholas Firth and his mother, Faye Firth -- Facing our fears / Barbara V. Romberg -- Afraid to trust: the story of Marine Corps Sergeants Kelly Meister and Cody Sepulvida -- The road back to self: it's the journey, not the destination / David Carroll -- A family affair: the story of Army Sergeant John Weinburgh and Lindsey Weinburgh -- Preparing ourselves to help with the journey home / Barbara Tiner
Summary Compelling stories of American soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with what are now considered this war's signature injuries-- TBI and PTSD -- along with the experiences of our mental health professionals newly mobilized to assist them
Alternate Author Straus, Celia
Armed Forces Foundation (U.S.)

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