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Memory

Wager, Nadia;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Jun 2017
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This chapter will explore a response to traumatic victimisation which has divided the opinions of psychologists at an exponential rate. We will be examining amnesia for memories of childhood sexual abuse and the potential to recover these memories in adulthood. Whilst this phenomenon is generally accepted in clinical circles, it is seen as highly contentious amongst research psychologists, particularly experimental cognitive psychologists. The chapter will begin with a real case study of a woman who claims to have corroborated recovered memories of child sexual abuse and her experience will be further explored in the sections that follow. The remainder of the ch...
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Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
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