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Repressed Memories : The Need for Further Research

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Repressed Memories


The concept of repressed memories was made popular by Sigmund Freud (1856 – 1939) who hypothesized that traumatic memories could be buried deep in the unconscious without conscious access for long periods of time and that this caused his patients mental distress and neurotic symptoms.

He also put forward the view that it was only by uncovering … Read the rest “Repressed Memories : The Need for Further Research”