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Unformatted text preview: Alzheimers: Hysterical: Amnesia linked to psychological trauma. It is usually temporary and can be triggered by a traumatic event with which the mind finds it difficult to deal. Motivated Forgetting: Trying not to remember, or memories are too painful Suppression: A conscious choice not to indulge in a memory that you are aware of. Repression: Deny that a memory even exists. o Denied because it has been judged it to be potentially disruptive to our psychological stability or our self-image....
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- Spring '08