PY4 - Disorders of memory essay

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Clarke and Levinger
Found that repression results in information being pushed into the unconscious mind
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Williams
Found over one third of ppts did not show any recall for their earlier sexual abuse. So memories of pain or sadness can be forgotten
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Kilhstrom
Dissociative amnesia and fugue are very rare and stress may not work in the same way as it normally would.
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Loftus
Weapon effect - stress can lead to poorer memory.
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Selkoe
Plaques form before symptoms of Alzheimer's. Progressive damage can cause the cerebral cortex to become damaged.
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Bernston et al
Damage to basal forebrain is involved in attention and alertness problems of Alzheimer's.
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Cleary et al
Injecting rats with B Amyloid 42 disrupts their memory - cannot generalise to humans as this was an animal experiment.
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Silverman et al
Increased risk of Alzheimer's in first degree relatives.
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Bergen et al
Concordance rates of Alzheimer's higher for MZ's than DZ's - suggests Alzheimer's is genetic.
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St George Hilsop
Found the influence of genes may be small as half of all Alzheimer's patients have no known relatives with Alzheimer's.
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Found over one third of ppts did not show any recall for their earlier sexual abuse. So memories of pain or sadness can be forgotten

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Weapon effect - stress can lead to poorer memory.

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Plaques form before symptoms of Alzheimer's. Progressive damage can cause the cerebral cortex to become damaged.

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