Amnesia

@article{Benson1978Amnesia,
  title={Amnesia},
  author={D. Benson},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  year={1978},
  volume={71},
  pages={1221–1227}
}
  • D. Benson
  • Published 1978
  • Medicine
  • Southern Medical Journal
  • Amnesia is a common clinical problem characterized by four features: (1) normal immediate recall, (2) impaired ability to learn, (3) relatively spared ability to retrieve previously learned material, and (4) preserved cognitive and personality characteristics. Amnesia occurs as a distinct mental disorder, and nine variations seen clinically are described here: Korsakoff's psychosis, posttraumatic amnesia, amnesic stroke, postoperative amnesia, postinfectious amnesia, anoxic amnesia, transient… CONTINUE READING