noun. with regard to psychiatry, a person's individual recollection or retelling of their past regarding their growth, domestic and familial life, and medical problems, all being prior to the start of a current disorder or of their entry to a medical facility

ANAMNESIS: "Gary's anamnesis detailing his past relationships with his family was a bit skewed from the perception his family members actually had."
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