In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Ordinary forgetfulness that emerges after a trauma must not be confused with amnesia for the trauma.
- One theory is that he has suffered a trauma which has caused amnesia, one of the methods the mind uses to retreat from a shock.
- Total amnesia may also result from a medical operation that goes wrong.
- Post-traumatic amnesia is defined as ending when clear and continual memory returns.
- In the wishful shelter of ignorance or amnesia, an abiding melancholy tends to creep into the populace.
- Another form of potentially blissful ignorance is traumatic amnesia.
- If encoding is absent, amnesia will follow, as in the case of many of our dreams.
- He said in cases of defence of amnesia or automatism, the court had to carefully scrutinise all evidence.
- Reports by patients of memory loss are of the erasing of autobiographical memories or retrograde amnesia.
- One of the more interesting types of amnesia is what psychiatrists call the fugue state.
- This period of childhood amnesia is now generally believed to end at about age three or four.
- He slept like a log, his amnesia forgotten, through the morning and the noon.
- Were they to be subjected to artificial amnesia to make them forget what they saw and did?
- It covers a range of clinical presentations from identity disorder to amnesia.
- He was suffering from total amnesia and dementia praecox and was duly incarcerated in an asylum in Rodez in central France.
- You are going to have to consider the difference between amnesia and automatism.
- Clearly, if I suffer selective amnesia, forgetting, say, five years of my life, I do not cease to be me.
- The deputy either has a very short memory or is suffering from political amnesia.
- Mixed with alcohol it can cause severe disorientation, amnesia and loss of consciousness.
- It tells the story of a woman suffering from psychogenic amnesia who wakes up daily with her mind a total blank.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.