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Why does my girlfriend have a bad memory? Whenever we meet new people she says she forgets names so doesn't introduce us.

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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In brief: I don't know

Memory problems can come from many things -- from selective inattention, to medications or drugs/alcohol, to distraction & concentration issues, etc.
Also possibilities like being depressed, very anxious, or even dissociated from what is happening in the present. Is she concerned about this? If so, she could seek an evaluation with her primary care physician and/or a psychiatrist.

In brief: I don't know

Memory problems can come from many things -- from selective inattention, to medications or drugs/alcohol, to distraction & concentration issues, etc.
Also possibilities like being depressed, very anxious, or even dissociated from what is happening in the present. Is she concerned about this? If so, she could seek an evaluation with her primary care physician and/or a psychiatrist.
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