Using Problem Solving Therapy to Help Patients and Caregivers Alike

NOVEMBER 04, 2016
Adam Hochron

For people who spend their days taking care of loved ones suffering from traumatic brain injuries or other health issues, it can be easy to lose themselves in the situation and not take care of their own needs.

Many of these veterans are barely past their teenage years, which can mean decades of difficult situations for them and their loved ones and caregivers. Because of this, Linda Garand, PhD, MS, GCNS-BC, from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, said it is equally as important for the caregivers to pay attention to their needs while they are doing what they can to help those that were injured in service.

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