Clinical applications of counterfactual thinking during memory reactivation.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The Integrative Memory Model offers a strong foundation upon which to build successful strategies for clinical intervention. The next challenge is to figure out which cognitive strategies are more likely to bring about successful and beneficial modifications of reactivated memories during therapy. In this commentary we suggest that exercising emotional regulation during episodic counterfactual thinking is likely to be a successful therapeutic strategy to bring about beneficial memory modifications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • De Brigard, F; Hanna, E

Published Date

  • January 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 /

Start / End Page

  • e5 -

PubMed ID

  • 26050696

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1469-1825

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0140-525X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/s0140525x14000351


  • eng