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par·am·ne·sia

 (păr′ăm-nē′zhə)
n.
1. A distortion of memory in which fantasy and objective experience are confused.
2. An inability to recall the meanings of common words.
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paramnesia

(ˌpæræmˈniːzɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry a disorder of the memory or the faculty of recognition in which dreams may be confused with reality
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par•am•ne•sia

(ˌpær æmˈni ʒə)

n.
1. a distortion of memory in which fact and fantasy are confused.
2. the inability to recall the correct meanings of words.
[1885–90]
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paramnesia

- Can mean the inability to recall the meanings of common words.
See also related terms for inability.
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paramnesia

Psychiatry. a distortion of memory in which fact and fancy are confused.
See also: Memory
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paramnesia - (psychiatry) a disorder of memory in which dreams or fantasies are confused with reality
cognitive state, state of mind - the state of a person's cognitive processes
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
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par·am·ne·si·a

n. paramnesia, evocaciones de eventos que no ocurrieron nunca, aunque vívidos para el individuo que los racionaliza.
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Additionally, literature describes "Capgras syndrome" - experiencing that acquaintances are replaced by similar persons, "Fragola syndrome" - experiencing that acquaintances are disguised as strangers and "reduplicative paramnesia" when patients have the impression of duplicated place or location [28].
There is no doubt however that denying the truth doesn't change the facts but the consequences of the bombardment of propaganda often make it difficult for people to differentiate between reality and fiction (paramnesia).
PARAMNESIA A False memory B On the edge of the intellect C Type of palsy who am I?
Esto se observa en los sindromes de mala identificacion descritos por Feinberg (delirios de Capgras, Fregoli) por afeccion del self relacional (19) de predominio en lesiones derechas, asi como en debilitamiento de la prueba de realidad y confusion del sueno/vigilia, en ocasiones con paramnesia reduplicativa, en lesiones orbitofrontales extensas (20).
Following his initial success, Demirdjian launched two independent lines -- under the names GARDEM and Paramnesia -- before re-establishing his house of Garen Demirdjian in Lebanon.
In the absence of any corroboration from my friends and in the face of such facts, I had to entertain the idea that the event I remember was a case of "false memory." A paramnesia. Though I remember it, it never happened.
En el analisis de los casos individuales hay que considerar la posibilidad de fraude, errores de memoria como la paramnesia (recordar situaciones que no ocurrieron o modificar algunas circunstancias de aquellas que si sucedieron), la criptomnesia (evocacion de recuerdos guardados en el inconsciente y no reconocerlos como tales, de manera que aparecen como nuevos y personales), la percepcion extrasensorial, la "posesion" del nino por una personalidad desencarnada y, finalmente, la reencarnacion.
A complex delusional misidentification syndrome emerged, with simple misidentifications of her relatives; Capgras syndrome with reduplication involving her daughter; misidentification of her own self in the mirror; delusions of inanimate objects, mostly concerning furniture; and, finally, signs of reduplicative paramnesia involving her home.