The amytal interview in the treatment of psychogenic amnesia.

  title={The amytal interview in the treatment of psychogenic amnesia.},
  author={Stephen L. Ruedrich and Chih Chun Chu and C V Wadle},
  journal={Hospital & community psychiatry},
  volume={36 10},
Psychogenic amnesia is a disorder characterized by the “sudden inability to recall important personal information, already registered and stored in memory, without evidence of underlying brain disease” (1). The amnesia is usually localized or generalized, and the mdividual is aware of the memory dysfunction. Diverse etiologic mechanisms-psychodynamic, behavioral, and neurophysiologichave been advanced to account for the sometimes unusual symptomatology and behavior that characterize the… CONTINUE READING

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