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					Disturbed memory Amnesia

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Summary:
Amnesia, is a condition where mrmory is disturbed. Amnesia affects both
organic and functional causes. An example of an organic cause of amnesia
is damage to the brain, through trauma or disease. Where as an example of
a functional cause involve physcholigical elements such as the defense
mechanisms. There is several different types of amnesia which I have
broken down below:


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Article Body:
Amnesia, is a condition where mrmory is disturbed. Amnesia affects both
organic and functional causes. An example of an organic cause of amnesia
is damage to the brain, through trauma or disease. Where as an example of
a functional cause involve physcholigical elements such as the defense
mechanisms. There is several different types of amnesia which I have
broken down below:

<b>Lacunar amnesia</b>
Lacunar amnesia relates directly the loss of memory on one specific
event.

<b>Global amnesia</b>
Global amnesia is when you lose your entire memory. It is thought that
this is a defense mechanism that are body instates after a very traumatic
event. As a result of this complete loss, it is common that post-
traumatic stress disorder can develop, and involve the spontaneous and
realistic flashes of these traumatic memoreis.

<b>Traumatic amnesia</b>
Traumatic amnesia occurs most often due to a head injury, such as falling
or being hit on the head. General with traumatic amnesia the length of
the amnesia is directly related to the extent of the injury itself. In
often cases a mild trauma is suffered, during events such as a car
accident, where the occupant of the car might have an interuption in
their memory just before the accident because of a brief loss in the
memory transfer mechanism.

<b>Dissociative amnesia</b>
Dissociative amnesia refers to the long-term repressed memory that can
result in emotional or pschological trauma.

<b>Childhood amnesia</b>
Childhood amnesia, which in several instances is called Infantile
amnesia, is probably the most common type of amnesia - the failure to
remember events from our childhoods. There is many popular theories as to
why we have this loss of memory from our child; most recently it has been
thought to be as a result of language development or under-developed
parts of the brain.

				
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