PTSD and traumatic brain injury: folklore and fact?

Community Head Injury Service, The Camborne Centre, Bedgrove, Aylesbury, Bucks, UK.
Brain Injury (Impact Factor: 1.86). 02/2008; 22(1):1-5. DOI: 10.1080/02699050701829696
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ABSTRACT A number of controversies and debates have arisen over the years surrounding the dual diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Many of these have centred around the around the degree of protection provided by TBI against developing the disorder. The following is brief review of the literature in this area to help resolve some of these issues and to address a number of specific challenges which arise when working with this patient group.

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