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Vol 5, No 2 (2008)
Review paper
Published online: 2008-05-30
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Memory of traumatic events

Michalina Gawinecka, Izabela Łucka, Aleksandra Cebella
Psychiatria 2008;5(2):65-69.

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Vol 5, No 2 (2008)
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Published online: 2008-05-30

Abstract

Traumatic events have influence on cognitive functions, memory in particular. The post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is characterised by various kinds of memory disorders, in the form of hypermnesia, amnesia or flashback episodes, which can comprise all sorts of sensual experience. The article is aimed at showing the concept and mechanisms leading to the above mentioned disorders.

Abstract

Traumatic events have influence on cognitive functions, memory in particular. The post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is characterised by various kinds of memory disorders, in the form of hypermnesia, amnesia or flashback episodes, which can comprise all sorts of sensual experience. The article is aimed at showing the concept and mechanisms leading to the above mentioned disorders.
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Keywords

post-traumatic stress disorder; memory disorders

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Title

Memory of traumatic events

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 5, No 2 (2008)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

65-69

Published online

2008-05-30

Bibliographic record

Psychiatria 2008;5(2):65-69.

Keywords

post-traumatic stress disorder
memory disorders

Authors

Michalina Gawinecka
Izabela Łucka
Aleksandra Cebella

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