Neuropsycholgy and Neuroimaging in Transient Global Amnesia (2NIA)
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The purpose of this study is to establish a diagnosis in transient global amnesia (TGA) in assessing three episodic memory's abilities (mental simulation throught the future, and the past, the learning of personnal actions i-e the enactment effect). Secondary goal is to describe the neuronal substrates associated to the alteration of theses abilites in TGA.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
30 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
All the participants
Minimum of 7 years of education
French native speaker
Healthy subjects : Non pathological Dementia rating scale score
Patients : Clinical diagnosis of TGA according to Hodges and Warlow's criterion
Chronic neurological disease
Case history of head injury with loss of consciousness of more than one hour
Case history of stroke
Case history of cancer during the five last years except squamous cell carcinomas
Alcoholism or drug addiction
Major psychiatric disorders according the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of -Mental Disorders