- •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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Supported by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (grant nos. H133A070037, H133A120030). However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and endorsement by the Federal Government should not be assumed.
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.