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Automobile Accident Resulting in Memory Dissociation

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Your patient, Mrs. T, was in an automobile accident resulting in head trauma and damage to the brain. After examining her mental state, you realize she is suffering from dissociation of memories from their emotional content.

Using your knowledge of the brain functioning, what area of the brain is probably damaged?

A

Globus pallidus.

B

Hippocampus.

C

Cerebral ganglia.

D

Temporal lobe.

E

Occipital lobe.