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The Invisible Injury: Signs of Overpressure Traumatic Brain Injuries in Military Members

By Jennifer Bucholtz
Criminal Justice Faculty at American Military University

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are considered the “invisible injury” of our men and women engaged in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Though the physical damage that results from a TBI is not always apparent, the manifestation of other side effects is quite obvious. Unfortunately, countless military members who suffer one or more TBIs, while in combat, return stateside a distant variation of their former selves. Some, having been previously law-abiding citizens, turn to criminal behavior upon their return.

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