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What kinds of cognitive problems does acquired brain injury (ABI) cause?

Acquired brain injury (ABI) can cause cognitive problems, meaning that people find it difficult to organize new information. People with ABI need longer to think, learn and read. It may also be hard to find the right words to explain what they're thinking. It's also harder for them to concentrate and they're easily distracted. Their memory may not be good, especially when learning new information.

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