15_Anterograde - AnterogradeAmnesia RetrogradeAmnesia

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Anterograde Amnesia Retrograde Amnesia   Impairment of memory for events before  the injury . Anterograde Amnesia   Impairment of memory for events after  an injury. That is, an impairment in learning.
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Types by Duration Temporary   Drug induced Lithium Alcohol tricyclic  antidepressants e.g., valium (Judd et al.  1987) Shock/Trauma e.g., ECT used for  depression Chronic Alcohol  - reversible with  abstinence (over  years) Trauma –  e.g., injury, disease,  toxins, anoxia Progressive Alzheimer’s Huntington’s
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Medial Temporal Amnesia 1 Bilateral damage to  medial temporal  region including  hippocampus
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Medial Temporal Amnesia 2 Most famous cases are: H. M. (surgery)  S. S. (encephalitus) R.B. (blood supply to area cut off by atrial  tear)  (Zola-Morgan, Squire, & Amaral, 1986).
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Medial Temporal Amnesia 3
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15_Anterograde - AnterogradeAmnesia RetrogradeAmnesia

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