Hot Topic Module: Changes in Memory After Traumatic Brain Injury

This Hot Topic Module consists of a suite of resources to help individuals with traumatic brain injury understand changes in memory after TBI and offers strategies that can help people who experience this function more effectively.

 

Resources

TBI and Memory Resources


VIDEOS: Changes in Memory After Traumatic Brain Injury
Our featured video and brief video clips explain changes in memory after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Jason Cowper and Tonya Howell share their stories of coming to terms with changes in their memory, and strategies they use to compensate for these changes. The video also includes the perspectives of TBI experts at the Texas TBI Model System of TIRR Memorial Hermann, who provide clinical insight on the changes in memory that some people experience after sustaining a TBI. View the featured video here. View additional video clips here.
 

FACTSHEET: Memory and Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
This fact sheet explains memory problems that may affect people with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). By understanding the new limits on their memory and ways to help overcome those limits, people with TBI can still get things done every day. View the factsheet here.
 

SLIDESHOW: Memory and Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Memory problems are very common in people with moderate to severe TBI. The information in this slideshow explains memory problems that may affect people with moderate to severe TBI. By understanding the new limits on their memory and ways to help overcome those limits, people with TBI can still get things done every day. View the slideshow here.
 

Related Resources


FACTSHEET: Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury
Fatigue is one of the most common problems people have after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). If you are experiencing fatigue, there are things you can do to decrease feelings of exhaustion, tiredness, weariness or lack of energy. The information in this factsheet describes causes of fatigue after TBI and ways to help alleviate these problems. View the factsheet here.
 

FACTSHEET: Emotional Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury
A brain injury can change the way people feel or express emotions. An individual with TBI can have several types of emotional problems. This factsheet discusses possible emotional problems and what can be done about depression. View the factsheet here.
 

SLIDESHOW: Emotional Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury
Emotional problems occur in people after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A brain injury can change the way people feel or express emotions. An individual with TBI can have several types of emotional problems. The information in this slideshow describes the causes of emotional problems after a TBI. View the slideshow here.