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Coping with amnesia: The natural history of a compensatory memory system.
Wilson, B.A., J.C., & Hughes, E.
In A. Parkin (Ed.), Case studies in the neuropsychology of memory. Hove: Psychology Press, pp. 179-190
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We describe the natural history of the development of a compensatory system for severe memory impairment. The report has been compiled from notes kept over a 10-year period by (a) a young amnesic man who sustained a haemorrhage from a left posterior aneurysm, (b) his aunt and (c) his clinical psychologist.