Dealing with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Raul is a recently…

Dealing with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorder

Raul is a recently transitioned male of Hispanic descent who
provided 12 years of quality service as a marine prior to suffering a TBI. In
addition to his TBI, Raul experiences PTSD and is not able to serve with his
unit. He indicated, “I feel like a failure due to my not being there for them.”
Raul indicates the stress of his injury and the sense of isolation he has been
experiencing due to his issues relate to not returning to combat with his unit.

Discussion Questions

1. What unique stressors does Raul present
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Dealing with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorder

Raul is a recently transitioned male of Hispanic descent who
provided 12 years of quality service as a marine prior to suffering a TBI. In
addition to his TBI, Raul experiences PTSD and is not able to serve with his
unit. He indicated, “I feel like a failure due to my not being there for them.”
Raul indicates the stress of his injury and the sense of isolation he has been
experiencing due to his issues relate to not returning to combat with his unit.

Discussion Questions

1. What unique stressors does Raul present based on your
understanding of PTSD and separation from the military?

2. What specific questions would you want to ask Raul to
better understand the impact of his situation based on the information you have
been given?

3. What referrals and resources would be helpful to offer
Raul?

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