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Epilepsy-related long-term amnesia: Anatomical perspectives

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There are few clues as to the neural basis of selective long-term amnesia. We report group and single-case data to shed light on this issue. In a group study of patients with transient epileptic amnesia, there were no significant correlations between volumetric measures of the hippocampus and indices of accelerated long-term forgetting or longer-term autobiographical memory loss. Post-mortem investigations in a patient with temporal lobe epilepsy who showed accelerated long-term forgetting, t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuropsychologia
Volume:
50
Issue:
13
Pages:
2973-2980
Publication date:
2012-11-05
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EISSN:
1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
URN:
uuid:b572758e-339c-4082-a62e-c904b6d6146c
Source identifiers:
359906
Local pid:
pubs:359906

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