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What are the causes of memory loss among young people?

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Dr. Justin ORourke
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury is the most common cause of memory loss among adolescent and young adults.
Neurodegenerative causes of memory loss (e.g., alzheimer disease, stroke) are more rare this age group.

In brief: Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury is the most common cause of memory loss among adolescent and young adults.
Neurodegenerative causes of memory loss (e.g., alzheimer disease, stroke) are more rare this age group.
Dr. Justin ORourke
Dr. Justin ORourke
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depression?

Normal forgetfulness can occur due to preoccupation, lack of concentration or depression.
If severe and recent other etiologies may be present.

In brief: Depression?

Normal forgetfulness can occur due to preoccupation, lack of concentration or depression.
If severe and recent other etiologies may be present.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. Martin Raff
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