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What kinds of memories are forgotten when someone suffers from dissociative amnesia?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
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In brief: Traumatic ones

Dissociation is usually a symptom of extreme trauma.
It is a way the mind prevents being overwhelmed by traumatic experiences. It also occurs with some drugs and alcohol. In the latter case memories are lost for the intoxicated state.

In brief: Traumatic ones

Dissociation is usually a symptom of extreme trauma.
It is a way the mind prevents being overwhelmed by traumatic experiences. It also occurs with some drugs and alcohol. In the latter case memories are lost for the intoxicated state.
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