anterograde amnesia


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anterograde amnesia

(ˈæntərəʊˌɡreɪd)
n
(Pathology) amnesia caused by brain damage in which the memory loss relates to events occurring after the damage. Compare retrograde amnesia
[from Latin anterior previous and -grade]
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Noun1.anterograde amnesia - loss of memory for events immediately following a traumaanterograde amnesia - loss of memory for events immediately following a trauma; sometimes in effect for events during and for a long time following the trauma
amnesia, memory loss, blackout - partial or total loss of memory; "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"
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While attempting to save her, he was thrown against a mirror and suffered brain damage; consequently, he suffers from anterograde amnesia, meaning that, although he can remember everything up until the attack, any new memories are forgotten after approximately fifteen minutes.
FRIDAY Before I Go to Sleep (2014) (More4, 9pm) Following a car accident, 47-year-old Christine Lucas (Nicole Kidman) is diagnosed with anterograde amnesia.
This unique finding of anterograde amnesia with loss of procedural memory that correlates imaging has not been characterized to our knowledge.
At ten years old, she suffered a surgical accident which resulted in anterograde amnesia.
recently reported an extraordinary phenomenon of rapid acquisition of novel arbitrary associations by adults with severe anterograde amnesia due to extensive MTL lesions.
Side effects may include daytime sedation, anterograde amnesia, sleepwalking, sleep-related eating disorder, respiratory depression, and in some cases, rebound insomnia.
William's symptoms are similar to anterograde amnesia, typically brought on by an event or trauma, causing rapid memory loss.
There have been more studies on malingered anterograde amnesia (8) than on retrograde amnesia, making her presentation even more unusual.
BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP (15) FOLLOWING a car accident, Christine (Nicole Kidman) is diagnosed with anterograde amnesia.
BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP (15) FOLLOWING a car accident, 47-year-old Christine Lucas (Nicole Kidman) is diagnosed with anterograde amnesia.
Initial studies on adults have indicated that midazolam produces a profound anterograde amnesia.
The diagnosis was usually suggested in the field by anterograde amnesia (Table 2).