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Unformatted text preview: 23:31 Chapter 12 A Matter of Identity Mr. Thompson difficulties recognizing people. He identifies the doctor as a dozen different people in five minutes. Mr. Thompson is an ex-grocer with Korsakov’s in a neurological institution. He remembers nothing for more than a few seconds. He is continually disoriented. So far as he is concerned there is nothing wrong with him. He replaces a world that is continually being lost with made-up fantasies. Nature helped William Thompson calm down and return to the quiet of reality. Ch. 15 Reminiscence Mrs. O’C was somewhat deaf but kept hearing Irish songs in her ear. She was having temporal lobe seizures, suffering from incontinent nostalgia. She grew up in Ireland and could not remember her childhood. She was an orphan when she moved to America making her musical “dreams” hard to lose. She wanted to preserve and remember her making her musical “dreams” hard to lose....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course PSYCH 202 taught by Professor Roberts during the Fall '06 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Fall '06