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Post-traumatic stress disorder: Malady or myth

Post-traumatic stress disorder: Malady or myth,C. R. Brewin

Post-traumatic stress disorder: Malady or myth   (Citations: 34)
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Published in 2003.
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    • ...Self-concept is a complex, dynamic, multidimensional construct that refers to the way in which one perceives oneself, provides the framework in which all other perceptions gain their meaning and is dependent on various factors such as memories, biological factors and images (Brewin, 2003; Combs & Snygg, 1959; Leary & Tangney, 2005; Markus & Wurf, 1987)...

    Maryam Abdollahiet al. Investigating the relationships between autobiographical remembering, ...

    • ...The recent debate in the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences (Erdelyi, 2006) over repression as a defense mechanism shows that there is disagreement at present over a wide range of issues: There is no agreement about whether laboratory-produced memory inhibition is the same as the repression observed in the clinic; whether repression as a defense mechanism needs to be an unconscious process; whether “repression” and “suppression” are the same or different; whether traumatic memories, unlike merely unpleasant memories, are susceptible to memory inhibition (individuals almost universally attempt to avoid thinking of recent traumas; eg, American Psychiatric Association, 2000; Brewin, 2003; Horowitz, 1986; McNally, 2003; but are usually not successful, at least in the beginning); whether there actually exists laboratory evidence supporting the existence of defensive repression (eg, Holmes, 1974, 1990)...

    Matthew Hugh Erdelyi. The Ups and Downs of Memory

    • ...In this regard Brewin (2003) offers apt comment in referring to Zahava Solomon's (1995) recognition of ‘a fundamental human difficulty in comprehending and acknowledging our own vulnerability’ (p...

    Neil Thompsonet al. The existential basis of trauma

    • ...Brewin (2003) suggests that in traumatic situations sensory information passes from the amygdala via the hippocampus to the prefrontal cortex where it is stored in the form of verbally accessible memories (VAM) or situationally accessible memories (SAM)...

    Noreen Tehraniet al. Lost in translation – using bilingual differences to increase emotiona...

    • ...the more severe the trauma the greater the potential damage (Cozolino, 2002; Brewin, 2003)...

    Jim Walker. UNRESOLVED LOSS AND TRAUMA IN PARENTS AND THE IMPLICATIONS IN TERMS OF...

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