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Description - Faces of Combat, PTSD and TBI by Eric Newhouse

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eric Newhouse issues a call to help America s returning warriors in his latest book, Faces of Combat, PTSD and TBI: One Journalist s Crusade to Improve Treatment for Our Veterans. His concern is that one-third to one-half of the 1.6 million men and women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan can be expected to return home with one or all three emotional disorders post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD), traumatic brain injury(TBI), or major depression. But the Veterans Administration is already overloaded in treating soldiers from previous conflicts, primarily Vietnam vets who never received the help they needed and deserved.Faces of Combat shows how the suicide of a previously deployed National Guardsman galvanized Montana officials to become a model state in assessing the mental health of its soldiers, taking additional steps that should become the norm nationwide.Soldiers tell their heartbreaking stories, what happened to them in battle and what happ

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781930461062
ISBN-10: 1930461062
Format: Paperback / softback
(226mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Issues Press
Publisher: Issues Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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