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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 AMNESIA by Vy Nguyen What is Amnesia ? Amnesia is the loss of memory sometimesincluding the memory of personal identity dueto brain injury, shock, fatigue, repression, or illness or sometimes induced by anesthesia Symptoms Who does Amnesia affect ? Amnesia can occur in any age,race and gender but most likely to affect people over 40 years old Who am I ? Loss of explicit memory or recent memory : The typical amnesic patient is unable to recall recent information like what they ate for lunch or a newly heard telephone number etc. 1 ??? Loss of implicit memory: Implicit memory refers to retention of the event or material information but incapability to recall it through conscious eort. In many cases the patient does not even have the knowledge that he or she has this information. 2 Inability to recognise familiar faces or places. 3 The common difficulty of remembering childhood experiences is sometimes referred to as childhood amnesia. Treatment for Amnesia Cognitive therapy using speech or language therapist can be of help in patients with mild to moderate memory loss. In many cases mild memory loss may persist. Treatment of underlying medical conditions leading to memory loss. Amnesia is prevalent in many works of fiction There is no medication to treat the dissociative disorders themselves. However, a person with a dissociative disorder who also suffers from depression or anxiety might benefit from treatment with a medication such as an antidepressant or anti-anxiety medicine. Medication There are 16 types of Amnesia Fun Facts Research shown that 3 out of 4 people who have Amnesia are about 50-60 years old. % Although improvements occur when patients receive certain treatments,there is still no actual cure remedy for amnesia so far. To what extent the patient recovers and how long the amnesia will continue depends on the type and severity of the lesion. Note to Coach Martin : I couldn't find any statistics/ percentages for Symptoms and Treatments
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