A review on amnesia
Corresponding Author(s) : Rajesh Kumar.D
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 1 No. 1 (2013): 2013 Volume 1- Issue -1
Amnesia means loss of memory sometimes including the memory of personal identity due to brain injury, shock, fatigue, repression or illness. The main cause of Amnesia is brain damage. There are six different types of amnesia includes anterograde amnesia, retrograde amnesia, Transient Global Amnesia, Dissociative amnesia, Infantile amnesia, Wernike-Korsakoff's psychosis. physical examination, Cognitive tests and Imaging tests are used to diagnosis of amnesia. Treatment includes Cognitive therapy, Psychotherapy and occupational therapy.
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