Types of Amnesia

Types of Amnesia - Types of Amnesia Types Physiologically...

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Unformatted text preview: Types of Amnesia Types Physiologically triggered Brain lesions (permanent or temporary) or Altered brain functions ( red out phenomenon, drugs, etc.) Recuperation within 3­6 months partial depending on severity Material loss will never be retrieved Memories not perceived or not encoded Presence of both retrograde and anterograde amnesias Types of Amnesia Types Retrograde amnesia: before the event Anterograde amnesia: after the event past R A event now Psychogenic, dissociative, psychological amnesia? amnesia triggered by trauma not affecting the brain, generally psychological in nature Presence of retrograde aspect only… ...
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