1999 issue 4

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Volume 8, issue 4

Zaburzenia somatogenne

Amnesic syndromes

JOANNA SENIÓW1
1. II Kliniki Neurologicznej IPiN w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1999, 8, 411-417
Keywords: choroba Alzheimera, genetykaamnesic syndrome, brain damage, neuropsychological diagnosis
Abstract

A practical, clinical aspect of amnesicsyndromes following focal brain damage ispresented. Controversial issues concerning definitionsand subtypes of these syndromes are discussedand main reasons for such discrepancies arepointed out. Some comments on neuropsychologicaldiagnostics of patients with selective memorydisorders are proposed.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Joanna Seniów, II Klinika Neurologiczna IPiN, Al. Sobieskiego 1/9, 02-957 Warszawa