Newsweek: Concussion expert discusses soldiers returning from war and traumatic brain injury

Release Date: November 8, 2010


An article in Newsweek about head injuries servicemen and women are facing when they return from Afghanistan and Iraq and the struggles doctors are having to treat their physical and psychological symptoms quotes Barry Willer, UB professor of psychiatry and rehabilitation medicine, and an expert on concussions. "Headaches are almost useless as a diagnostic," he said, for troops who are coming home with myriad medical issues.

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