Brain Targets for Alcohol Craving in Veterans with mTBI.
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May 2014 -
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Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the signature injury of the current military conflicts: Operation IraqiFreedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). In Veterans of theseconflicts, mTBI commonly co-occurs with mental health disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD). Hazardous alcohol use or probable alcohol use disorder (AUD) is also extremely prevalent inVeterans. The presence of an AUD has further negative impact on rehabilitation effectiveness fo...