Cognitive Changes: Introduction | Impairments of Attention | Impairments of Learning and Memory | Impairments of Frontal Executive Functions | Impairments of Language and Communication | Treatment of Cognitive Impairments | Conclusion | Key Clinical Points | Recommended Readings | References
Cognitive changes are often the most salient feature
following closed traumatic brain injury (TBI) at any level of severity.
Years after severe TBI, patients and families cite impaired cognition
and neurobehavioral function as the greatest source of difficulty,
contributing more to persisting disability than physical symptoms
(DeGuise et al. 2008).