The Controversial Topic of Repressed Memories: Validity, False Memories, and Adaptive Mechanisms

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Repressed Memories What is your experience with a phenomenon referred to as “repressed memories” or “dissociative amnesia,”? These are memories which are unconsciously blocked or repressed due to traumatic or distressing events, rendering them inaccessible to conscious awareness.  Often these memories can be retrieved or “recovered” under certain conditions, such as during hypnotherapy. The topic… Continue reading The Controversial Topic of Repressed Memories: Validity, False Memories, and Adaptive Mechanisms