Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)


Disability Benefits for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Invisible injuries can be just as serious and life-altering as more obvious ailments. Unfortunately, for those suffering from traumatic brain injuries, it can be difficult to prove to others just how ...

CTE: Are Veterans Sustaining Repeat Concussive Injury from Weapons Training?

CTE, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that starts with concussive injury to the head and ends in cognitive impairment, sleep and mood disorders, and in ...

Veterans with a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury occurs when a blow or jolt to the head takes place that disrupts the normal functioning of the brain.

Study Shows Possible Connection Between Concussions and PTSD in Veterans

The men and women fighting for our freedom often come home with various ailments, but one of the most dreaded is PTSD. While physical injuries heal over time, post-traumatic stress disorder is ...

Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Could Have Lasting Consequences

War veterans who experienced head injuries might return home from duty and think these wounds are healed, but a study conducted by St. Michael’s Hospital shows that traumatic brain injuries could ...

Veterans’ Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Can Cause Long-Term Problems

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is considered mild if the initial loss of consciousness or disorientation that the injury produced lasted less than 30 minutes. Many people think that severe traumatic ...

Veterans: Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when brain function is disrupted by a sudden head injury or trauma. For today’s veterans, the most common cause can be linked to IEDs encountered during the Iraq ...

Brain Injury Can Hurt Employment Prospects for Veterans

Veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury during combat are much less likely to find a job when they return home, compared to veterans who did not suffer an injury.

Study Finds Veteran Brain Injury Symptoms Very Similar to CTE