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Although out of consciousness, these unconscious (literally, not conscious) memories exert pressure on the patient's thoughts and affects. 4. This pressure is exerted without the patient's identifying its cause; the cause-the memories of the disturbing events-is repressed and un-conscious (the prefix un denotes "not," as in un-known, un-seen, un-aware). 5. If the patient can be helped, through hypnosis or discussion, to recover these unconscious toxic memories and react to them, especially with the analyst's sympathetic explanations, the symptoms can be alleviated or even eliminated.
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