Summary: Post Traumatic Brain Injury

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MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY WITH PSTD 2 The researchers were trying to find out more information and understanding of neuropsychological test performance on the people with (mTBI). They want know the first test performance symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury. Another finding is to know the history of posttraumatic stress disorder and to evaluate the differences in the operation Iraq freedom (OIF) symptoms who has mTBI. They were trying to find out if the posttraumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury increase the risk of suicidal attempts, and how frequently they are occur. However to find out…show more content…
They used two methods assessment. The post deployment health assessment and post deployment health reassessment. The post deployment health assessment were the military personnel completed the questioner about their present health status. The post deployment health reassessment question about their related exposure to their illness, which produce risks factor of combat stress and environ mental hazards. The participants were 45, and 27 have history of enduring mTBI symptoms while 18 have no history of mBTI. The question were based on the brief trauma brain injury screen (Schwab et al., 2007). The soldiers responses to WARCAT, gives information whether the deploy individual has injury from mechanism that associated with TBI, or if any has destroy their mental…show more content…
They have used parametric assumption when continuous variable violated. The standard deviation across the symptom groups and PTSD are not achieve statistical significance using Hommel p value adjustment in table 3 & 4 (Blakesley et al., 2001). Based on the current study, neither mBTI nor PSTD symptom impacted neuropsychological test performance. All the small number of the soldier evaluated has finding the history of deployment to Iraq. There were a significant difference in education period between the soldier with mBTI and PTSD. Both have the potential impact of preexisting individual difference in the development of psychiatric disorder (Vasterling et al., 2002.) The sample size of 92 veterans, power analysis indicates sufficient power of (.8) to detect medium effects (D=0.59). On the psychological risk factors 11 people from mBTI group were reported suicidal ideation, while 5 people without a history of mBTI reported suicidal ideation. In table 2 & 3, the compares of categorical suicidal risk factors shows the variables. The reliability and the validity should be tested before the interview. Bigler (2008) suggested that various cognitive neuroscience measure, either by themselves or combined with functional neuroimaging methods, holds promise for more accurate assessment of the effects of TBI on behavior and

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