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What is Euphoric Recall?

Euphoric recall is a psychological process where people exaggerate positive memories and block out any bad memories.

The process of euphoric recall is most associated with addiction. Addiction provokes the use of coping mechanisms that stimulate the brain. Self medicating coping mechanisms such as drugs, alcohol, sex, or even anger can feel good within a given moment. Euphoric recall focuses on these positive feelings without the context of negative feelings.