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Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur when something outside the body hits the head with significant force. Whether it is a head hitting the windshield during a car accident, an impact from a fall, head injuries received during sports or other recreational activities , or trauma from a nearby blast or explosion, TBI can cause changes in a person’s ability to think, control emotions, walk, or speak, and can also affect sense of sight or hearing. Make the Connection: Department of Veterans Affairs Link to Site 
PTSD: National Center for PTSD The National Center for PTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD. We work to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma. Department of Veterans Affairs Link to VA 
Trauma Information Pages These Trauma Pages focus primarily on emotional trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) and dissociation, whether following individual traumatic experience(s) or a large-scale disaster.  David Baldwin's Trauma Information pages Link to Site 
Traumatic Brain Injury VHI The study guide provides an overview of the varied symptoms, treatment interventions, and long-term care needs of Veteran patients with TBI. - See more at: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/vethealthinitiative/traumatic_brain_injury.asp#sthash.XUfpGCb0.dpuf Department of Veterans Affairs Link to VA TBI 
VVA’s Guide on PTSD The purpose of this guide is to assist you, the veteran, or your survivor(s), in presenting your claim for benefits based on exposure to psychologically traumatic events during military service that has resulted in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Vietnam Veterans of America Link to VVA PTSD 
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