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What is fms or false memory syndrome like?

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In brief: Aka Repressed Memory

Repressed memory syndrome has been shown to be an unreliable diagnosis.
It has caused considerably more harm than good. There have been many cases where "recovered' memories proved false. Memory is incredibly dynamic. Our memories are in general very unreliable. Extensive research has shown that memories are subject to significant change over time. For more info, google dr. Elizabeth loftus.

In brief: Aka Repressed Memory

Repressed memory syndrome has been shown to be an unreliable diagnosis.
It has caused considerably more harm than good. There have been many cases where "recovered' memories proved false. Memory is incredibly dynamic. Our memories are in general very unreliable. Extensive research has shown that memories are subject to significant change over time. For more info, google dr. Elizabeth loftus.
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