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Re: memory problems - amnesias

Dear Jeff,

Thanks for your comment. I have read both your books on DPD and found them immensely helpful and enlightening. I am also under the impression that these memory problems might result from more superficial encoding. By that I mean that maybe because the person feels so disconnected and emotionally numb while things happen, the memories aren't processed as deep. They would carry a lot less emotional connotations and are therefore less easy to remember. But according to the official view, amnesias are not present in DPD. Am I confusing things? Would D-peolpe think that these symptoms are beyond what is typically experienced in DPD?
Thank you all for your insights, Judith

Re: memory problems - amnesias - by Jeff - Sep 27, 2011 8:03pm
Re: memory problems - amnesias - by Trish - Sep 26, 2011 12:11pm
Re: memory problems - amnesias - by Jeff - Sep 27, 2011 8:06pm
Re: memory problems - amnesias - by Kait - Dec 27, 2012 7:55am
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