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Zare H, Taraj S. A COMPARISON OF STM AND EPISODIC MEMORY FUNCTION IN EPILEPTIC (IGE AND TLE) AND NORMAL GROUPS. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2010; 21 (3) :243-247
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-728-en.html

Associate Professor of Psychology , H_zare@pnu.ac.ir
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  Received: 1 Feb, 2010 Accepted: 6 April, 2010

  Abstract

  Background & Aims : TheCurrent investigation aimed to present episodic memory function and short-term memory in people with epilepsy and healthy subjects.

  Materials & Methods : This descriptive comparative study was conducted on 15 epileptic and 15 healthy people. Both groups were homogeneous on age, intelligence, sex, and education level. M emory assessment tools were a number of subtests, including the Word List Test (WLT) for short-term memory, and verbal learning test for episodic memory. The data were analyzed with T and ANOVA Test.

  Results : There was a significant differences between short term memory and episodic memory function in people with epilepsy and healthy ones (P<0.001).

  Conclusion : Short-term memory function in people with epilepsy was lower and episodic memory function was higher in these patients compared with healthy individuals.

  Keywords : Epilepsy, Episodic memory, Short term memory

 

  Address: Psychology Department, Payame Noor University, Tehran, IranTel : (+98) 9122334723

 

  Email: h_zare@pnu.ac.ir

 

  Source: Urmia Med J 2010: 21(3): 243 ISSN: 1027-3727

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Received: 2010/10/10

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