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Reduced contribution of executive functions in impaired working memory performance in mild traumatic brain injury patients

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Aim: Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is associated with often selective impairment of both working memory (WM) and the executive functions (EFs). Research indicates that one of the commonest deficits present in MTBI patients falls in the domain of WM. We aimed to investigate the role of EFs in WM impairment following MTBI. Methods: Performance on the tests of EFs and the verbal and visuo-spatial WM of 30 consecutive MTBI patients were compared with age/education/IQ matched 30 normal health...

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Chandramouli, BA More by this author
Journal:
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Volume:
115
Issue:
8
Pages:
1326-1332
Publication date:
2013-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-6968
ISSN:
0303-8467
URN:
uuid:ad60fa2d-daee-4014-9789-537a95e78c5a
Source identifiers:
415940
Local pid:
pubs:415940

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