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Autobiographical memory specificity and emotional disorder.

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The authors review research showing that when recalling autobiographical events, many emotionally disturbed patients summarize categories of events rather than retrieving a single episode. The mechanisms underlying such overgeneral memory are examined, with a focus on M. A. Conway and C. W. Pleydell-Pearce's (2000) hierarchical search model of personal event retrieval. An elaboration of this model is proposed to account for overgeneral memory, focusing on how memory search can be affected by ...

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10.1037/0033-2909.133.1.122

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Journal:
Psychological bulletin
Volume:
133
Issue:
1
Pages:
122-148
Publication date:
2007-01-05
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EISSN:
1939-1455
ISSN:
0033-2909
URN:
uuid:77c60d43-4231-456d-90b8-8cbca93a523a
Source identifiers:
139816
Local pid:
pubs:139816

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