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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amnesia

Amnesia also known as amnesic syndrome, is a deficit in memory caused by brain damage, ... In people suffering with amnesia, the ability to recall immediate information is still retained, and they may still be able to form new memories. ... brain) occurs over much longer periods of time/days, weeks, months and years and ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/memory-loss/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Memory loss, also called amnesia, is where a person loses the ability to ... may have started suddenly, or it may have been getting worse over the last year or so. ... Your memory loss is likely to be caused by something much more common and ... type of memory problem, and only 15% will develop dementia each year.

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Amnesia

Some cases of amnesia have been known to occur when a person suffering from ... loss found in cases of functional retrograde amnesia and multiple personality. ... more episodes of amnesia in which the inability to recall some or all of one's past .... "For almost 100 years, memory has been the object of experimental studies ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/9673.php

Jan 21, 2017 ... Most people with amnesia are usually lucid and have a sense of self. ... of amnesia known as Wernicke-Korsakoff's psychosis; Amnesia can be caused by many ... Transient global amnesia - a temporary loss of all memory.

www.merckmanuals.com/home/mental-health-disorders/dissociative-disorders/dissociative-amnesia

Dissociative amnesia is amnesia caused by trauma or stress, resulting in an ... People have gaps in their memory, which may span a few minutes to decades.

www.human-memory.net/disorders_amnesia.html

The Human Memory - Memory Disorders - Amnesia. ... given to the common inability of adults to remember the earliest years of their childhood, ... long-term memory); and retrograde amnesia (where a person's pre-existing memories are ... Many kinds of amnesia are associated with damage to the hippocampus and related ...

www.answers.com/Q/How_many_people_have_amnesia

About 100000 people a year have been diagnosed with amnesia!.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2600033

Many clinicians would not have encountered it, and those not familiar with its ... retrograde amnesia and has an incidence of 5 per 100 000 population per year.

www.psychologicalscience.org/media/myths/myth_14.cfm

Their minds are essentially a blank slate, with much or all of their past wiped clean. More often than not, they've forgotten what year it is, where they live, to whom ... That is, people with amnesia typically have trouble forming new memories, ...