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Postanesthesia Persistent Amnesia in a Patient With a Prior History of Dissociative Fugue State: The Case for the Two-Hit Hypothesis
Inna Roberts, M.D.; Natalie Gluck, M.D.; Michael S. Smith, M.D., M.B.A.; Mary F. Morrison, M.D., M.S.
Am J Psychiatry 2013;170:1398-1400. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2013.12121632
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Dr. Smith has served as a consultant for Covidien-GI Solutions, CSA Medical, CDx Laboratories, and NinePoint Medical. Dr. Morrison has received a research grant from AstraZeneca. The other authors report no financial relationships with commercial interests.

From the Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Address correspondence to Dr. Morrison (mary.morrison@tuhs.temple.edu).

Copyright © 2013 by the American Psychiatric Association

Received December 31, 2012; Revised March 21, 2013; Accepted April 22, 2013.

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