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Amnestic Disorder Statistics

(Also Known As: Memory Loss Statistics, Senility Statistics, Amnesia Statistics, Alcohol Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Amnestic Disorder

  • Alcohol-induced amnestic disorder is most prominent in people whose age is 40 and above and has a long history of heavy alcohol drinking.
  • Substance-Induced Amnestic Disorder such as drug abuse is most common among people between the ages of 20 and 40.
  • Transient global amnesia (TGA) is seen in people over the age of 50. Despite lasting only for more than a few hours, there are only 3% of people who have this kind of disorder and experience TGA again but not more than 3 episodes in his or her whole life. 10
  • 7% of people whose age is above 65 years old will have dementia with some extent of amnesia. 11

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Amnestic Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Dissociative Amnesia – functional amnesia, retrograde amnesia, anterograde amnesia, inability to recall of personal identity, dissociative fugue
Dissociative Identity Disorder – multiple personality disorder, memory loss, multiple distinct characters