By Lynn A. Watson, Dorthe Berntsen
Autobiographical reminiscence performs a key position in mental wellbeing and fitness, and the sphere has been investigated from a number of views for over thirty years. One huge physique of analysis has tested the fundamental mechanisms and features of autobiographical reminiscence in the course of basic cognition, and one other physique has studied what occurs to it in the course of mental problems, and the way mental remedies focusing on reminiscence disturbances can increase mental wellbeing and fitness. This edited assortment reports and integrates present theories on autobiographical reminiscence while considered in a scientific standpoint. It offers an outline of uncomplicated utilized and medical techniques to autobiographical reminiscence, protecting reminiscence specificity, nerve-racking thoughts, involuntary and intrusive stories, and the function of self-identity. The booklet discusses quite a lot of mental problems, together with melancholy, post-traumatic tension disease (PTSD), borderline character ailment and autism, and the way they have an effect on autobiographical reminiscence. it will likely be of curiosity to scholars of psychology, clinicians and therapists alike.