A report on Anterograde amnesia

Hippocampus (brain)

Loss of the ability to create new memories after the event that caused amnesia, leading to a partial or complete inability to recall the recent past, while long-term memories from before the event remain intact.

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Hippocampus (brain)

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Clonazepam

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Medication used to prevent and treat seizures, panic disorder, anxiety, and the movement disorder known as akathisia.

Medication used to prevent and treat seizures, panic disorder, anxiety, and the movement disorder known as akathisia.

Brand name clonazepam tablets
Klonopin 0.5 mg tablet
Klonopin 1 mg tablet
Klonopin 2 mg tablet
Clonazepam orally disintegrating tablet, 0.25 mg

Anterograde amnesia (common with higher doses)

Results of the 2010 ISCD study ranking the levels of damage caused by drugs, in the opinion of drug-harm experts. When harm to self and others is summed, alcohol was the most harmful of all drugs considered, scoring 72%.

Short-term effects of alcohol consumption

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Results of the 2010 ISCD study ranking the levels of damage caused by drugs, in the opinion of drug-harm experts. When harm to self and others is summed, alcohol was the most harmful of all drugs considered, scoring 72%.
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Epidemiology: Disability-adjusted life year for alcohol use disorders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2004.
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The short-term effects of alcohol (more specifically ethanol) consumption range from a decrease in anxiety and motor skills and euphoria at lower doses to intoxication (drunkenness), stupor, unconsciousness, anterograde amnesia (memory "blackouts"), and central nervous system depression at higher doses.

Chemical structure of the prototypical Z-drug zolpidem

Nonbenzodiazepine

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Nonbenzodiazepines, sometimes referred to colloquially as Z-drugs (as many of them begin with the letter "z"), are a class of psychoactive drugs that are very benzodiazepine-like in nature.

Nonbenzodiazepines, sometimes referred to colloquially as Z-drugs (as many of them begin with the letter "z"), are a class of psychoactive drugs that are very benzodiazepine-like in nature.

Chemical structure of the prototypical Z-drug zolpidem
Core structures of selected nonbenzodiazepines (left three diagrams) and the structure of benzodiazepines (right) for comparison

Long-term use of sedative-hypnotics for insomnia lacks an evidence base and is discouraged for reasons that include concerns about such potential adverse drug effects as cognitive impairment (anterograde amnesia), daytime sedation, motor incoordination, and increased risk of motor vehicle accidents and falls.

Clive Wearing

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Clive Wearing (born 11 May 1938) is a British former musicologist, conductor, tenor and keyboardist who has chronic anterograde and retrograde amnesia.

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50 First Dates

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2004 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Peter Segal and starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore with Rob Schneider, Sean Astin and Dan Aykroyd in supporting roles.

2004 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Peter Segal and starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore with Rob Schneider, Sean Astin and Dan Aykroyd in supporting roles.

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The fictitious memory impairment suffered by Barrymore's character, "Goldfield's Syndrome", is similar to short-term memory loss and anterograde amnesia.

Thiamine

Korsakoff syndrome

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Disorder of the central nervous system characterized by amnesia, deficits in explicit memory, and confabulation.

Disorder of the central nervous system characterized by amnesia, deficits in explicit memory, and confabulation.

Thiamine

1) anterograde amnesia, memory loss for events after the onset of the syndrome

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Memento (film)

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2000 American neo-noir mystery thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and produced by Suzanne and Jennifer Todd.

2000 American neo-noir mystery thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and produced by Suzanne and Jennifer Todd.

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A diagram depicting the structure of Memento.
The Special Edition DVD's menus are arranged as items in a psychological test. Highlighting certain objects leads to special features.

Guy Pearce stars as Leonard Shelby, a man who suffers from anterograde amnesia, resulting in short-term memory loss and the inability to form new memories.

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Ghajini (2008 film)

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2008 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss, jointly produced by Allu Aravind, Tagore Madhu and Madhu Mantena.

2008 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss, jointly produced by Allu Aravind, Tagore Madhu and Madhu Mantena.

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In the film, a businessman suffering from anterograde amnesia sets out to avenge his girlfriend with the aid of photographs from a Polaroid Instant camera and permanent tattoos on his body.

First edition (UK)

Soldier of the Mist

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1986 historical fantasy novel by American writer Gene Wolfe, published by Gollancz in the UK and then Tor Books in the US.

1986 historical fantasy novel by American writer Gene Wolfe, published by Gollancz in the UK and then Tor Books in the US.

First edition (UK)

Soldier of the Mist and the sequel Soldier of Arete by Gene Wolfe follow the adventures of a foreign mercenary named Latro through Ancient Greece in 479 B.C. As the result of a head injury, he suffers from both retrograde (the inability to recall past memories) and anterograde (the inability to create new memories) amnesia.

Danganronpa Zero

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Japanese light novel written by Kazutaka Kodaka and illustrated by Rui Komatsuzaki.

Japanese light novel written by Kazutaka Kodaka and illustrated by Rui Komatsuzaki.

A prequel to Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, the novel focuses on Ryoko Otonashi, a student who, as a result of "The Tragedy", has anterograde amnesia (the inability to form new memories) and has short-term memory loss.