Memory in Dispute / Edition 1

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A much-needed and valuable book written by clinicians experienced in working with individuals suffering from the trauma of recovered memory.

Disc. memory of trauma & abuse; relationship of recall/mem- ory, of objective fact/psychological truth; false memories.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781855751224
  • Publisher: Karnac Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 5.84 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Contributors
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Flying by twilight: when adults recover memories of abuse in childhood 17
Ch. 2 "Children are liars aren't they?" - an exploration of denial processes in child abuse 28
Ch. 3 Trauma, skin: memory, speech 42
Ch. 4 The psychoanalytic concept of repression: historical and empirical perspectives 51
Ch. 5 False memory syndrome 61
Ch. 6 "What if I should die?" 72
Ch. 7 False memory syndrome movements: the origins and the promoters 79
Ch. 8 Serving two masters: a patient, a therapist, and an allegation of sexual abuse 95
Ch. 9 Syndromitis, false or repressed memories? 120
Ch. 10 Terror in the consulting-room - memory, trauma, and dissociation 126
Ch. 11 Recovered memories: shooting the messenger 143
Ch. 12 False memory syndrome - false therapy syndrome 149
Ch. 13 How can we remember but be unable to recall? The complex functions of multi-modular memory 166
Ch. 14 Objective fact and psychological truth: some thoughts on "recovered memory" 179
App Useful Addresses
References and Bibliography 189
Index 205
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