Heightened anxiety is a common persistent symptom after a concussion. A service member might not be aware of this new level of worry until he or she returns to civilian life. Army Veteran Adam Anicich talks about how problems with remembering added to his anxiety.
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Anxiety is also one of the most common emotional changes in service members who have fought in Iraq and Afganistan, where many have experienced multiple tours of combat.