Irrelevant, Incidental and Core Features in the Retrograde Amnesia Associated with Korsakoff’s Psychosis: A Review

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Meudell, P. R.; (1992)
  • Publisher: IOS Press
  • Journal: Behavioural Neurology (issn: 0953-4180, eissn: 1875-8584)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3233/BEN-1992-5201
  • Subject: Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders

A brief review of the literature on retrograde amnesia in Korsakoff's syndrome is presented. Various explanations of the phenomenon are discussed including the notions that it results from the effects of “state-dependency”, that it occurs as a result of a progressive le... View more
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