noun[mass noun] Psychiatry
A condition or phenomenon involving distorted memory or confusions of fact and fantasy, such as confabulation or déjà vu.
- It is based around the condition of paramnesia, where people completely invent imaginary lives.
- An elderly woman developed the delusion that she was dead ('Cotard's delusion') and that she was in another place ('reduplicative paramnesia').
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