Head Trauma At War-Local USA

Head Trauma At War-Local USA

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Head Trauma at War-Local USA examines the link between traumatic brain injuries and PTSD.

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, has received increasing attention especially among athletes and soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We examine the links between TBI and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the damage they can do, through the story of retired Army sergeant Andrew Reeves of Colchester, Vermont ("Traumatic Brain Injuries at War").

Local USA "Head Trauma at War" airing Friday, February 19, 2016 at 11am on WXXI-World (21.2/TW 1275).