Memory Loss Definition


Memory Loss: Disturbances in registering an impression, in the retention of an acquired impression, or in the recall of an impression. Memory impairments are associated with DEMENTIA; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; ENCEPHALITIS; ALCOHOLISM (see also ALCOHOL AMNESTIC DISORDER); SCHIZOPHRENIA; and other conditions.

Synonym: age-related memory disorder, spatial memory disorder, semantic memory disorder, memory disorder, memory deficit, cognitive retention disorder.