Emotion and consciousness in adolescent psychogenic amnesia.

  title={Emotion and consciousness in adolescent psychogenic amnesia.},
  author={Nadine Reinhold and Hans Joachim Markowitsch},
  journal={Journal of neuropsychology},
  volume={1 Pt 1},
Psychogenic amnesia is characterized by an impaired retrieval process of stored information, while the acquisition of new information is conserved. In addition, patients with this condition may display a state of belle indifference towards their own situation and may manifest deficits in emotional processing. So far, these conditions were noted cursorily in previous case descriptions, but have not been investigated thoroughly. We report data on two female juvenile patients that were examined… CONTINUE READING

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