The notion that people commonly cope with child sexual abuse by repressing the memories of terrible events is central to the popular beliefs that have fueled the recovered memory phenomenon.Now available online: http://fmsfonline.org/currentnewsletter.html
Many therapists and patients are absolutely sure that they have seen the recovery of memories during therapy. How do researchers sort out whether that is what actually happened?
Sunday, 9 July 2006
Memories: recovered or discovered?
From the FMS Foundation Newsletter, July/August edition: