- •Memory impairment is common after traumatic brain injury.
- •The success of cognitive rehabilitation is mixed.
- •Participants with high working memory capacity showed a greater benefit from rehabilitation.
Main Outcome Measure
List of abbreviations:H-WMC (high working memory capacity individual), LTMPRΔ (long-term memory percent retained change scores), L-WMC (low working memory capacity individual), mSMT (modified Story Memory Technique), TBI (traumatic brain injury), WMC (working memory capacity)
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Disclosures: J.D. has served as a consultant for Biogen and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. He also is a journal club speaker for EMD Serono. The other authors have nothing to disclose.