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BRAIN INJURY JOURNEY BULLETIN: Memory

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WHAT IS MEMORY ANYWAY? Changes in memory are one of the most common symptoms and consequences of brain injury reported by survivors. They can affect everything from the remembering an appointment to the ability to hold a job. The frustration can also be felt by families and caregivers who tire of hearing, “I don’t remember,” and when well-intentioned reminders are ignored. Often memory is explained by two types of losses – short-term and long-term. For example, there is the person who can’t remember what he did yesterday (short-term), but can remember his wedding 30 years ago (long-term).

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