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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- Fall '11
- retrograde amnesia