Combat-Caused Hidden Head Injuries Linked to PTSD
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Lead study author Dr. Jeffrey J. Bazarian says of his findings:
"Most people believe that, to a large extent, chronic stress from intense combat experiences triggers PTSD. Our study adds more information by suggesting that a physical force such as exposure to a bomb blast also may play a role in the genesis the syndrome."
The study appears in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.
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