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Cognitive processing, memory, and the development of PTSD symptoms: two experimental analogue studies.

Abstract:

Memory deficits are implicated in the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Intentional recall of trauma memories is frequently disorganised or incomplete, whilst involuntary memory fragments are easily triggered by perceptual cues. Ehlers and Clark (Behaviour Research and Therapy 38 (2000) 319-345) propose that a predominance of data-driven processing (i.e., processing sensory impressions) during the trauma contributes to the development of this memory pattern, and therefore, ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry
Volume:
33
Issue:
2
Pages:
73-89
Publication date:
2002-06-05
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EISSN:
1873-7943
ISSN:
0005-7916
URN:
uuid:25ced6dc-3439-4bdf-abb5-639d2ec60f79
Source identifiers:
311107
Local pid:
pubs:311107

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