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An adverb referring to a group of paramnesias in which there is a perception of familiarity—déjà—for events that a person is known to have never previously experienced; déjà phenomena are associated with neurotic depersonalisation and temporal lobe epilepsy
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French, previously Psychiatry A group of paramnesias in which there is a perception of being familiar with, or having previous–déjà–experiences which have not occurred, or complete absence–jamais–of memory for events known to have been experienced by the subject, each of which has been associated with neurotic depersonalization and temporal lobe epilepsy
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