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Jamais Vu

The strange feeling that one does not recognize a familiar situation. Literally means “never seen” in French.

Example: Upon entering her apartment, the patient is gripped with a sudden sense of unfamiliarity, as though she has never seen anything in it before.

Jamais Vu
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Jamais Vu. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 8, 2020, from