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Dissociative amnesia

MedGen UID:
66743
Concept ID:
C0236795
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonyms: Amnesia, Dissociative; Amnesias, Dissociative; Dissociative Amnesia; Dissociative Amnesias
SNOMED CT: Psychogenic amnesia (84209002); Amnesia neurosis (84209002); Dissociative amnesia (84209002)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001185

Definition

A disorder characterized by a retrospective gap in memory of important personal information, usually of a traumatic or stressful nature; the memory loss far exceeds ordinary forgetfulness and is not the result of substance use or the consequence of a medical condition. [from NCI]

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PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Rajkumar RP
Genes (Basel) 2022 May 8;13(5) doi: 10.3390/genes13050843. PMID: 35627228Free PMC Article
Thomson P, Jaque SV
J Trauma Dissociation 2022 Mar-Apr;23(2):191-204. Epub 2022 Jan 26 doi: 10.1080/15299732.2022.2028224. PMID: 35081006
Choi KR, Seng JS, Briggs EC, Munro-Kramer ML, Graham-Bermann SA, Lee RC, Ford JD
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2017 Dec;56(12):1062-1072. Epub 2017 Oct 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2017.09.425. PMID: 29173740Free PMC Article
Spiegel D, Loewenstein RJ, Lewis-Fernández R, Sar V, Simeon D, Vermetten E, Cardeña E, Dell PF
Depress Anxiety 2011 Sep;28(9):824-52. doi: 10.1002/da.20874. PMID: 21910187
Joseph R
Child Abuse Negl 1999 Aug;23(8):715-27. doi: 10.1016/s0145-2134(99)00048-4. PMID: 10477233

Diagnosis

Alessandro L, Ricciardi M, Chaves H, Allegri RF
J Neurol Sci 2020 Jun 15;413:116781. Epub 2020 Mar 18 doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2020.116781. PMID: 32203745
Choi KR, Seng JS, Briggs EC, Munro-Kramer ML, Graham-Bermann SA, Lee RC, Ford JD
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2017 Dec;56(12):1062-1072. Epub 2017 Oct 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2017.09.425. PMID: 29173740Free PMC Article
Markowitsch HJ, Staniloiu A
Handb Clin Neurol 2016;139:419-445. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801772-2.00036-9. PMID: 27719861
Spiegel D, Lewis-Fernández R, Lanius R, Vermetten E, Simeon D, Friedman M
Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2013;9:299-326. Epub 2013 Feb 1 doi: 10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-050212-185531. PMID: 23394228
Bourget D, Whitehurst L
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 2007;35(4):469-80. PMID: 18086739

Therapy

Hack LM, Zhang X, Heifets BD, Suppes T, van Roessel PJ, Yesavage JA, Gray NJ, Hilton R, Bertrand C, Rodriguez CI, Deisseroth K, Knutson B, Williams LM
Nat Commun 2023 Oct 19;14(1):6631. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42141-5. PMID: 37857620Free PMC Article
Khosravi M, Bakhshani NM, Kamangar N
BMC Psychiatry 2021 May 24;21(1):266. doi: 10.1186/s12888-021-03290-3. PMID: 34024281Free PMC Article
Brand BL, Webermann AR, Snyder BL, Kaliush PR
Psychol Trauma 2019 Jul;11(5):513-520. Epub 2018 Sep 13 doi: 10.1037/tra0000405. PMID: 30211601
Bourget D, Gagné P, Wood SF
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 2017 Jun;45(2):147-160. PMID: 28619854
Bourget D, Whitehurst L
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 2007;35(4):469-80. PMID: 18086739

Prognosis

Hack LM, Zhang X, Heifets BD, Suppes T, van Roessel PJ, Yesavage JA, Gray NJ, Hilton R, Bertrand C, Rodriguez CI, Deisseroth K, Knutson B, Williams LM
Nat Commun 2023 Oct 19;14(1):6631. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42141-5. PMID: 37857620Free PMC Article
Fung HW, Chien WT, Chan C, Ross CA
J Interpers Violence 2023 Jan;38(1-2):NP1630-NP1653. Epub 2022 Apr 25 doi: 10.1177/08862605221090568. PMID: 35467456
Stilling C, Pazdera B, Jespersen AB, Hartmann T, Eiset AH
Am J Case Rep 2022 Nov 30;23:e937845. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.937845. PMID: 36449412Free PMC Article
Thomson P, Jaque SV
J Trauma Dissociation 2022 Mar-Apr;23(2):191-204. Epub 2022 Jan 26 doi: 10.1080/15299732.2022.2028224. PMID: 35081006
Brand BL, Webermann AR, Snyder BL, Kaliush PR
Psychol Trauma 2019 Jul;11(5):513-520. Epub 2018 Sep 13 doi: 10.1037/tra0000405. PMID: 30211601

Clinical prediction guides

Hack LM, Zhang X, Heifets BD, Suppes T, van Roessel PJ, Yesavage JA, Gray NJ, Hilton R, Bertrand C, Rodriguez CI, Deisseroth K, Knutson B, Williams LM
Nat Commun 2023 Oct 19;14(1):6631. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42141-5. PMID: 37857620Free PMC Article
Battista F, Mangiulli I, Patihis L, Dodier O, Curci A, Lanciano T, Otgaar H
J Anxiety Disord 2023 Jun;97:102733. Epub 2023 Jun 7 doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2023.102733. PMID: 37311335
Dimitrova LI, Dean SL, Schlumpf YR, Vissia EM, Nijenhuis ERS, Chatzi V, Jäncke L, Veltman DJ, Chalavi S, Reinders AATS
Psychol Med 2023 Feb;53(3):805-813. Epub 2021 Jun 24 doi: 10.1017/S0033291721002154. PMID: 34165068Free PMC Article
Thomson P, Jaque SV
J Trauma Dissociation 2022 Mar-Apr;23(2):191-204. Epub 2022 Jan 26 doi: 10.1080/15299732.2022.2028224. PMID: 35081006
Brand BL, Webermann AR, Snyder BL, Kaliush PR
Psychol Trauma 2019 Jul;11(5):513-520. Epub 2018 Sep 13 doi: 10.1037/tra0000405. PMID: 30211601

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