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PTSD and Blast Injury in the Military and Veterans

PTSD and Blast Injury in the Military and Veterans

Books on PTSD post traumatic stress disorder and blast injury in veterans and in the military

PTSD can affect service members, veterans and civilians. Blast injuries in the military have exposed veterans to mild brain injuries or concussions or more severe traumatic brain injuries. These books describe the causes, symptoms, effects and treatment of post traumatic stress disorder and blast injury as service members return to home and family.

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Attention Process Training APT-3 A Direct Attention Training Program for Persons with Acquired Brain Injury

Developed by McKay Moore Sohlberg, Ph.D. and Catherine Mateer, Ph.D.the APT-3 includes an extensive range of attention exercises appropriate for people with mild to severe attention deficits due to acquired brain injuries. Target populations include adolescents, adults and veterans. Unlike the APT-1 and APT-2 programs, the APT-3 is a computer based program promoting efficient data collection and analyses and treatment planning. The Kit includes a USB drive with customized software that can be used on either a mac or PC. It includes 2 practice drives for clients. The program runs from the USB drive and does not stay on the user's computer. The manual contains a clinical overview, research evidence, discussion of therapy principles, and detailed instructions and guidelines for assessment and treatment. Also included on the Clinician Drive is PDF manual with sample scoresheets for all therapeutic activities and tasks.

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What is different about APT-3? > Click here for Q&A PDF file

What is the research evaluating APT-3? > Click here for research summary

Click here for APT3 Return Guidelines PDF file

Item: APT3
Price: $975.00
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Attention Process Training APT-3 High Level Encrypted Hardware Kit

The High Level Encrypted Hardware Kit for the APT3 includes 1 clinician drive and 2 practice drives, all using: FIPS 140-2 certified hardware encrypted USB drive that encrypts all data written USB using FIPS 140-2 certified standards (required by some government and private institutions)

If you purchased the standard APT 3 Kit and choose to upgrade for encrypted drives, this request MUST BE MADE within 30 days of purchase to apply your original purchase price as a credit toward the cost of new encrypted drives.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for encrypted drive orders.

Please note that APT 3 Kits are not returnable.

Item: APT3HEN
Price: $1,750.00
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Attention Process Training APT-3 Standard Encrypted Hardware Kit

Some companies and providers prohibit use of USB drives and / or require encryption for security. The Standard Encrypted Hardware Kit for the APT3 includes 1 clinician drive and 2 practice drives that encrypt all data written to the USB drives.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for encrypted drive orders.

If you purchased the standard APT 3 Kit and choose to upgrade for encrypted drives, this request MUST BE MADE within 30 days of purchase to apply your original purchase price as a credit toward the cost of new encrypted drives.

Please note that APT 3 Kits are not returnable.

Item: APT3SEN
Price: $1,500.00
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Beyond Brain Injury: Perspectives on Progress, Reflection, Rehabilitation, and Recovery--Volume 1

Edited by Barbara Stahura and Marilyn Lash-Cluett, this collection compiles feature articles by known experts and authors from the brain injury community. They offer introspective, insightful observations and provide helpful information for survivors of brain injury, their families, caregivers, and professional clinicians.

Volume 1 is unique because it is tackling issues on family coping, caregiver stress, grief and loss, legal issues, survivor perspectives, journaling, clinical treatment, children and adolescents, sports injuries and concussion, PTSD & veterans. The writing styles of each author make the information understandable to anyone impacted by an incident of brain injury, yet still relevant to any clinician. The selected authors share their expertise and knowledge about the "human" side of brain injury. Included in many of the articles are easily understood advances in neurorehabilitation, cognitive therapy, research findings and more.

What will make this book of even more value is to add some of the Tip Cards from Lash and Associates Publishing Collection covering many of the topics addressed by the authors. This book becomes a vital element for all who read it, from the home living room to the regional hospital family room, from the doctor or therapist's waiting area to a rehabilitation center resource center. This is one book that provides a lot of "a-ha" moments. Each article stands alone and can be read in a few minutes.

Beyond Brain Injury, Volume 1, is more than a booklet – it is a useful tool for living a full life after brain injury. From tips on rebuilding your life after brain injury, to preventing concussions, to understanding that you're not alone as a survivor, family member or caregiver...this is not a typical brain injury resource anthology, but a treasure chest of information. It's all about life and how to strive to continue day-to-day. Page one is where everyone can start finding new ways to live it!

Item: MAGBOOK1
Price: $20.00
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Beyond Brain Injury: Perspectives on Progress, Reflection, Rehabilitation, and Recovery--Volume 2

Edited by Barbara Stahura and Marilyn Lash-Cluett, this booklet is a compendium of feature articles and written perspectives of survivors, professionals, experts, and others known and respected in the brain injury community. Each writer seeks to enhance and increase knowledge levels and promote the dissemination of information. Coupling the individual article with TP CARDS, a readily affordable and available resource will only enhance and crystalize what should and needs to be known. Beyond Brain Injury, Volume 2, is an invaluable companion booklet and practical addition to the resources already available in Volume 1. This stand-alone booklet really belongs in every home, waiting room, hospital, clinic, and agency.

Beyond Brain Injury, Volume 2, just as Beyond Brain Injury, Volume 1, tackles many issues and expounds and expands on the information and knowledge each author consideres to be critical and crucial for many in and outside of the Brain Injury community. With articles spanning topics from family coping, grief and loss, caregiving, survivor support, wounded veterans, clinical updates, sports injuries, and educating students, Volume 2 has something for everyone. More than a book, it is a tool and path to rebuilding life after brain injury.

Item: MAGBOOK2
Price: $20.00
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Beyond Brain Injury: Perspectives on Progress, Reflection, Rehabilitation, and Recovery--Volumes 1 & 2

Edited by Barbara Stahura and Marilyn Lash-Cluett, this extraordinary collection of articles and written perspectives taken from the Brain Injury Journey Magazines, Issues 1-8, have been compliled into a 2-volume book set. The featured articles are for everyone in the Brain Injury Community -- families, survivors, caregivers, educators, coaches, therapist, and clinicians. They are short-taking only a few minutes to read, concise, informative, and easy to understand. This makes the 2-Volume Book Set ideal for waiting areas in private offices, libraries at universities, hospital waiting areas, and resource libraries at rehabilitation programs. They will serve as valuable resource to use at home and Senior Centers. The articles address all aspects of brain injury and tips have been added as checklists on how to develop coping strategies. You will SAVE when you order this unique 2-volume set.

Make sure to combine the Book Set with selections from Lash & Associates Publishing Collection of Tip Cards. You will enhance the knowledge and information the individual reading an article.

Item: MAGSET
Price: $35.00
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Blast Injury, TBI, PTSD: What’s the difference?

Many veterans and service members exposed to blasts in Iraq or Afghanistan have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury or TBI and PTSD. This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers understand why blasts cause so many injuries, how trauma damages the brain, and the symptoms of TBI and PTSD.

Item: BITP
Price: $1.00
Market price: $2.50 save 60%
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Caregiving on the Homefront: The War at Home

Women caring for spouses injured in combat face a new war on the homefront as service member and veterans return home with PTSD or TBI. This booklet describes the effects of caregiving on marriages and children with suggestions for recognizing compassion fatigue, grieving losses, managing stress, and developing coping skills.
Item: CHFW
Price: $7.50
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Clinician's Guide to PTSD

This practitioner's guide, now thoroughly updated, examines the nature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and provides a complete framework for planning and implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Steven Taylor addresses the complexities of treating people who have experienced different types of trauma and shows how to adapt empirically supported protocols to each client's needs. Rich case examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of cognitive interventions, exposure exercises, and adjunctive methods.
Item: CLGP
Price: $27.00
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Cognitive Rehabilitation of Executive Functions

This set of two workbooks by Lawrence S. Dilks, Ph.D., and Kimberly Hutchinson, Ph.D. developed for clinicians, features practical intervention exercises involving the reconstruction of executive functions of the brain. Using functional approaches, the authors address: attention, concentration, processing speed, categorization, sequencing, awareness, neglect, working memory, reasoning, judgment, humor, language, planning ability, impulse control, and stress/anger management.

Items that come with the two-volume set include:

  • 1 CD or 1 USB Drive (containing all exercises in PDF format from Workbooks)
  • 1 Stopwatch

Check out the new Tip Card -- EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS -- by the same authors.

Use it as a vital addition to the clinical process.

Item: CREF
Price: $150.00
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