paramnesia


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(psychiatry) a disorder of memory in which dreams or fantasies are confused with reality

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Disorders of memory: restricted paramnesia (partial forgetting), redintegration (part reinstates the whole) b.
Most studied is the vast area of disorders of memory relating mainly to the ostensibly normal person and more recently to patients with paramnesias, such as in Alzheimer's disease (Moulin, Conway, Thompson, James, & Jones, 2005).
God's attention, then loss of attention, his control, then loss of control over the actions of the squirming and chanting boot jacks, is consistent with Ellis's discussion of paramnesia.