Remote semantic memory for public figures in HIV infection, alcoholism, and their comorbidity.

@article{Fama2011RemoteSM,
  title={Remote semantic memory for public figures in HIV infection, alcoholism, and their comorbidity.},
  author={Rosemary Fama and Margaret J. Rosenbloom and Stephanie A. Sassoon and Megan A Thompson and Adolf Pfefferbaum and Edith V. Sullivan},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={265-76}
}
BACKGROUND Impairments in component processes of working and episodic memory mark both HIV infection and chronic alcoholism, with compounded deficits often observed in individuals comorbid for these conditions. Remote semantic memory processes, however, have only seldom been studied in these diagnostic groups. Examination of remote semantic memory could provide insight into the underlying processes associated with storage and retrieval of learned information over extended time periods while… CONTINUE READING