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Glossary for Anton's syndrome

  • Anosognosia: A condition where a person suffering who is suffering from a disability resulting from a brain injury but is in denial of the fact that they are indeed suffering from a disability. For example a person who has become blind after a brain injury may still firmly believe that they can see. Schizophrenics may refuse treatment because they refuse to acknowledge that there is something wrong with them.
  • Confabulation: A term used when imagination becomes confused with memory or true memories are confused with false memories. It may have a psychological basis or may be caused by some sort damage to the brain or certain drugs used in chemical warfare (e.g. Quinuclidinyl benzilate). Patient's with Korsakoff's syndrome often display this condition.
  • Eye and vision conditions: Medical conditions affecting the eyes or the vision systems.
  • Head Conditions: Conditions that affect the head
  • Head injury: An injury to the head
  • Mental health conditions: Medical conditions related to mental health, emotions, behavior, personality, psychology, psychiatry, and so on.


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