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*Russell, W. R. and Nathan, P. W. (1946). Traumatic amnesia , Brain 69, 280-300.
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*Whitty, C. W. M, and Zangwill, O. L. (1966). Traumatic amnesia , in Whitty and Zangwill (eds.), Amnesia, Appleton-Century-Crofts
 
 
 
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Traumatic amnesiagenerally due to a head injury (fall, knock on the head). Traumatic amnesia is often transient; the duration of the amnesia is related to the degree of injury and may give an indication of the prognosis for recovery of other functions. Mild trauma, such as a car accident that could result in no more than mild whiplash, might cause the occupant of a car to have no memory of the moments just before the accident due to a brief interruption in the short/long-term memory transfer mechanism.

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  • Russell, W. R. and Nathan, P. W. (1946). Traumatic amnesia , Brain 69, 280-300.
  • Whitty, C. W. M, and Zangwill, O. L. (1966). Traumatic amnesia , in Whitty and Zangwill (eds.), Amnesia, Appleton-Century-Crofts

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