Models of posthypnotic amnesia.

  title={Models of posthypnotic amnesia.},
  author={John F. Kihlstrom},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
The term " posthypnotic amnesia " refers to the temporary inability of the hypnotized subject to remember, after hypnosis, the events that had transpired while he or she was hypnotized. Over the years, several parallels have been drawn between posthypnotic amnesia and other disorders of memory that are observed in the psychological clinic and the experimental laboratory, and in the psychopathology of everyday life. In each case, the person finds it difficult or impossible to gain access to… CONTINUE READING