Interventions for Improvement in Emotional Well-Being in Military Personnel and Veterns with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Best-Practice Proposal

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Title:
Interventions for Improvement in Emotional Well-Being in Military Personnel and Veterns with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Best-Practice Proposal
Author:
Kim, Juliet
Issue Date:
2014
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
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Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common among military personnel and veterans, due to increased usage of explosive devices during warfare. The purpose of the thesis is to present the evidence for and develop a best practice protocol for improvements in emotional well-being of active duty military personnel and veterans with TBI. Through the literature review, a checklist was created to help guide registered nurses to improve emotional well-being of veterans with post-TBI emotional instabilities. The checklist includes multiple interventions which have been proven to improve the emotional well-being after TBI, such as Tai Chi and music therapy. In addition, this thesis describes implementation and evaluation methods for this protocol.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.S.N.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Nursing
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleInterventions for Improvement in Emotional Well-Being in Military Personnel and Veterns with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Best-Practice Proposalen_US
dc.creatorKim, Julieten
dc.contributor.authorKim, Julieten
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en
dc.description.abstractTraumatic brain injury (TBI) is common among military personnel and veterans, due to increased usage of explosive devices during warfare. The purpose of the thesis is to present the evidence for and develop a best practice protocol for improvements in emotional well-being of active duty military personnel and veterans with TBI. Through the literature review, a checklist was created to help guide registered nurses to improve emotional well-being of veterans with post-TBI emotional instabilities. The checklist includes multiple interventions which have been proven to improve the emotional well-being after TBI, such as Tai Chi and music therapy. In addition, this thesis describes implementation and evaluation methods for this protocol.en
dc.typetexten
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen
thesis.degree.nameB.S.N.en
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen
thesis.degree.disciplineNursingen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
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