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Traumatic Brain Injury


The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

http://bianj.org/

The Brain Injury Association of New York

http://bianys.org/

The Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky

http://www.biak.us/military

Brainline Military

http://www.brainlinemilitary.org/


Brain Science


Brain-injured patients need therapies based on cognitive neuroscience

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-brain-injured-patients-therapies-based-cognitive.html?hootPostID=d82d66bf48a80b268a61fcd25e2d8b9f


Life Extension Magazine: Traumatic Brain Injury

http://www.lef.org/Magazine/2015/2/Heal-Traumatic-Brain-Injury-With-Bioidentical-Hormones/Page-01


Northeast NC Legal Examiner:

New study shows even mild brain injury causes brain damage

http://northeast-nc.legalexaminer.com/head-brain-injuries/dont-forget-your-helmet-new-study-shows-even-mild-brain-injury-causes-brain-damage/


Brainline.org:

"Nine things not to say to someone with a brain injury"

http://www.brainline.org/content/2012/10/9-things-not-to-say-to-someone-with-a-brain-injury.html


Science Daily:

"Anxious? Activate your anterior cingulate cortex with a little meditation"

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130604114001.htm


Mind and Life Institute:

"Your Brain on Meditation" by Judson Brewer

http://www.mindandlife.org/your-brain-on-meditation/


The Mind Unleashed:

Neuroscientist Explains How Meditation Changes The Brain

http://themindunleashed.org/2014/04/neuroscientist-explains-meditation-changes-brain.htm

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National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine:

"How to Improve the Brain"

http://www.nicabm.com/nicabmblog/how-to-improve-the-brain/


Psychology Today: "Use Your Mind To Change Your Brain"

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/use-your-mind-change-your-brain/201305/is-your-brain-meditation


\Frontiers in Human Neuroscience: "Mindfulness"

Change in brainstem gray matter concentration following a mindfulness-based intervention is correlated with improvement in psychological well-being

http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00033/abstract


Science Daily

"Evidence Builds That Meditation Strengthens the Brain"

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120314170647.htm


Natural News

Eight weeks of mindfulness meditation can rewire the brain and control depression symptoms

http://www.naturalnews.com/036313_meditation_depression_brain_function.html#


Searching for the Mind with Jon Lieff, M.D.

Meditation and Neuroplasticity, Self-Directed Neuroplasticity, New Default Mode

http://jonlieffmd.com/blog/neuroplasticity-and-meditation-self-directed-neuroplasticity-new-default-mode


Mind Power News

Why does meditation make you feel better?

http://www.mindpowernews.com/MeditationFeelBetter.htm


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Meditation and the Brain

http://www.hhs.gov/news/healthbeat/2011/05/20110513a.html


ABC News

Re-wiring your brain for happiness:

Research shows how meditation can physically change the brain

http://abcnews.go.com/US/meditation-wiring-brain-happiness/story?id=14180253



Post-Traumatic Stress


Maryland Recovery:

The Heavy Toll of PTSD and Trauma on the Body and Mind

https://www.marylandrecovery.com/blog/the-heavy-toll-of-ptsd-and-trauma-on-the-body-and-mind/


Mild Brain Injury Can Up Risk For PTSD

http://psychcentral.com/news/2016/08/17/mild-brain-injury-can-up-risk-for-ptsd/108686.html#.V7S0GZ-tucQ.facebook


PTSD Alliance: Downloadable PTSD Resource Book

http://www.ptsdalliance.org/resources.html


Military. Com Post-Traumatic Stress Resources

http://www.military.com/benefits/veterans-health-care/posttraumatic-stress-disorder-overview.html


\UT San Diego "Brain Injuries Can Lead to PTSD"

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/mar/25/tp-brain-injuries-can-lead-to-ptsd/


Make The Connection: PTSD Resources for Veterans

http://maketheconnection.net/conditions/ptsdhttp://maketheconnection.net/conditions/ptsd


American Psychological Association:

Motor Vehicle Accidents Are The Leading Cause of Post-Traumatic Stress, New Book Says

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2003/12/accidents-ptsd.aspx


Psychology Today: The trauma that arises from natural disasters

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/somatic-psychology/201004/the-trauma-arises-natural-disasters


Stress Management

The Mayo Clinic: "Meditation: A Simple, Fast Way to Reduce Stress"

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/stress-management/in-depth/meditation/art-20045858


The Chicago Sun Times; Managing Stress With Meditation

http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/health/4250670-423/managing-stress-with-meditation.html#.U4DxUcPD-00