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Reduced autobiographical memory specificity and affect regulation

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The effect of specificity of autobiographical memory (AM) retrieval on the affective impact of an emotional event was examined. In Study 1 (N = 90) the impact of a negative and positive experience was compared between student participants who habitually retrieve autobiographical memories (AMs) in a specific way and participants who generally retrieve less specific memories. In Study 2 (N = 48) the effect of an experimentally induced (specific vs. overgeneral) retrieval style on the impact of ...

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10.1080/02699930500341003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
COGNITION and EMOTION More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
402-429
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
1464-0600
ISSN:
0269-9931
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:139732
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uuid:e9451580-07ac-46df-9de9-08ea1253ada4
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pubs:139732
Source identifiers:
139732
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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