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can memories be misrepresented due to memory compilations, meaning can i mix up memories with other memories and if so what is the medical term for it?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, we re-build: memories and can mix them together. False memory syndrome is the term for having "memories" of things that did not happen, or did not happen in the way remembered. When in doubt, check things out. Peace and good health.
Answered on May 13, 2015

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