RETROGRADE AMNESIA

Loss of ability to recall events which happened just prior to the onset of amnesia. See also: temporal gradient. Compare with: anterograde amnesia.

RETROGRADE AMNESIA: "A soldier may suffer retrograde amnesia due to a combat injury."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RETROGRADE AMNESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retrograde-amnesia/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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