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methods and degrees by which people may harm themselves
schizophrenia" in 1911. Bleuler defined schizophrenia with his four "A's", referring to the: 1. blunted Affect (diminished emotional response to stimuli) ;. 2. loosening of Associations (by which he meant a disordered pattern of thought, inferring a cognitive deficit);. 3. Ambivalence (an apparent inability to make decisions , again suggesting a deficit of the integration and processing of incident and retrieved information) and 4. Autism (a loss of awareness of external events, and a preoccupation with the self and one's own thoughts).
method refers to a research method used to uncover cause-and-effect relationships between variables.
Explicit memory refers to the deliberate recall of information that one recognizes as a memory, detectable by direct testing such as asking a person to describe a past event. Memories that are available to conscious awareness and can be directly assessed by tests of recall or recognition memory; see also declarative memory; contrast with implicit memory. the deliberate, intentional and conscious remembering of information that is learned and remembered at a specific time
Explicit memory refers to a memory that depends on conscious recollection (see Implicit memory)