selective amnesia

Definitions of selective amnesia
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n amnesia about particular events that is very convenient for the person who cannot remember

“why do politicians always develop selective amnesia when questioned about their transgressions?”
Types:
posthypnotic amnesia
selective amnesia after being in a hypnotic state of events occurring during hypnosis or of information designated by the hypnotist
Type of:
amnesia, blackout, memory loss
partial or total loss of memory

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