Explicit and Implicit Memory in Depressive Patients . Review of the Literature

  title={Explicit and Implicit Memory in Depressive Patients . Review of the Literature},
  author={Chrystel Besche-Richard},
The cognitive approach to depressive disorders has generally focused on memory problems. In recent years, research conducted in this field has been based on new cognitive theories of memory that distinguish between implicit memory, i.e. an unconscious memory that promotes the use of automatic processes, and explicit memory, i.e. a conscious memory based on the use of controlled processes. Here, we propose a review of the literature concerning the studies of depressive pathology. The initial… CONTINUE READING


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