Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Stress & Anxiety Following TBI Webinar

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and TBI (DCoE) will host a webinar on February 12th as part of its monthly webinar series. 

Stress and Anxiety Following TBI
When: Thurs., Feb. 12, 2015
Time: 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 
Describe the complex interaction between the effects of stress and anxiety during the recovery course of TBI.
Examine and select strategies for treating co-morbid symptoms with the core symptoms of TBI.
Discuss the integration of evidence-based practices into the assessment of stress and anxiety following TBI.

Current research notes when injury or stress occurs, behavior reinforces the optimal biological conditions of survival. Similarly, when a brain injury occurs on the battlefield, the injured service member may experience both a TBI and a stress or fear response. If the threat or anxiety becomes overwhelming, the service member may revert to protective modes, including exacerbation of posttraumatic stress disorder, family conflict, alcohol or substance abuse, or other maladaptive reactions. The discussion will include a variety of evidence-based assessments and treatment strategies related to stress and anxiety following TBI.

For more information about DCoE’s monthly webinar series, please visit

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