Fugue State

Dissociative fugue is a form of reversible amnesia that involves personality, memories, and personal identity. This type of temporary amnesia may last hours, days, weeks, months, or longer.


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Wiki Number: W086
Diagnosis: Fugue State (Temporary Amnesia)
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Symptoms: reversible amnesia lasting days, months or longer leads to wandering and maybe a new identity
Progression: people cannot recall their own name or past identity, but can after recovery. Some have several and can last years
Medications: None listed.
Therapies: When the person remembers, they are often very emotional and angry. Wikipedia lists several specific cases.


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