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September 1982

Effects of Cholinergic Treatment on Posttraumatic Anterograde Amnesia

Arch Neurol. 1982;39(9):581. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510210051012

• The combined effects of orally administrated physostigmine salicylate and lecithin were assessed in a double-blind study of a single patient with post-traumatic amnesia. Treatment improved verbal but not visual memory. But storage and retrieval of words in verbal memory were facilitated, with the former effect being more robust.