Impaired episodic memory retrieval in a case of probable psychogenic amnesia.

@article{Markowitsch1997ImpairedEM,
  title={Impaired episodic memory retrieval in a case of probable psychogenic amnesia.},
  author={Hans Joachim Markowitsch and Pasquale Calabrese and Gereon R. Fink and H. F. Durwen and Josef Kessler and C H{\"a}rting and M Koenig and E B Mirzaian and W-D Heiss and Lothar Heuser and William Gehlen},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={1997},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={119-26}
}
A patient with severe, selective retrograde amnesia for personal material diagnosed as probable psychogenic amnesia, was investigated intensively neuropsychologically with cranial computed tomography (CCT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and single photon emission tomography (SPECT). The patient was of average intelligence and memory with no anterograde amnesia. No evidence for structural brain damage was detected in CCT and MRI. SPECT, performed about 3 weeks after the onset of symptoms… CONTINUE READING