Trauma and Memory

Trauma and Memory

by Linda M. Williams, Victoria L. Banyard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761907718

ISBN-13: 9780761907718

Pub. Date: 09/24/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Taking an in-depth look at the most current research on memory of traumatic events, this book contains state-of-the-art data in the controversial area of repressed memory. Contributors, major figures in the field, integrate multidisciplinary findings into proposals for coherent treatment, and legal and social policy and practices.  See more details below

Overview

Taking an in-depth look at the most current research on memory of traumatic events, this book contains state-of-the-art data in the controversial area of repressed memory. Contributors, major figures in the field, integrate multidisciplinary findings into proposals for coherent treatment, and legal and social policy and practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761907718
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/24/1998
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. IClinical Practice and Legal Issues in Trauma and Memory
1Trauma, Memory, and Clinical Practice3
2Memory Research and Clinical Practice: A Critique of Three Paradigms and a Framework for Psychotherapy With Trauma Survivors19
3Individual Differences in Maltreated Children's Memory and Suggestibility31
4General Memory Functioning at Pre- and Posttreatment in Female Rape Victims With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder47
5Remembering Trauma: A Characterological Perspective57
6Ethical Considerations in the Teaching of Trauma and Dissociation: Student Exposure and Unexpected Memory67
7Memory, Research, and the Law: Future Directions77
8Remembering Incest: The Complexities of This Process and Implications for Civil Statutes of Limitations93
Pt. IIMental Health and Memories of Traumatic Events
9Memories for Child Sexual Abuse and Mental Health Functioning: Findings on a Sample of Women and Implications for Future Research115
10Bulimia Nervosa, PTSD, and Forgetting: Results From the National Women's Study127
11Sexual Abuse History With and Without Self-Report of Memory Loss: Differences in Psychopathology, Personality, and Dissociation139
12Participation in Retrospective Child Sexual Abuse Research: Beneficial or Harmful? What Women Think Six Years Later149
13From Victim to Survivor: Recovered Memories and Identity Transformation161
Pt. IIICognitive and Physiological Perspectives on Trauma and Memory
14False Childhood Memories: Research, Theory, and Applications175
15Memories of a Petrochemical Explosion: A Cognitive-Phenomenological Study of Intrusive Thoughts189
16Seeking the Core: The Issues and Evidence Surrounding Recovered Accounts of Sexual Trauma203
17Traumatic Memories Lost and Found: Can Lost Memories of Abuse Be Found in the Brain?217
18Neuropsychological Sequelae of Chronically Psychologically Traumatized Children: Specific Findings in Memory and Higher Cognitive Functions229
19Coping With Traumatic Stress Interferes With Memory of the Event: A New Conceptual Mechanism for the Protective Effects of Stress Control245
20Can Cognitive Neuroscience Illuminate the Nature of Traumatic Childhood Memories?257
Pt. IVEvidence and Controversies in Understanding Memories for Traumatic Events
21Traumatic Memory Characteristics: A Cross-Validated Mediational Model of Response to Rape Among Employed Women273
22Defense Styles of Women Who Have Experienced Child Sexual Abuse: A Comparative Community Study291
23Toddlers Remember Quake Trauma299
24Stability and Fluctuation of Veterans' Reports of Combat Exposure311
25True Lies, False Truths, and Naturalistic Raw Data: Applying Clinical Research Findings to the False Memory Debate319
26The Sociopolitical Context of the Delayed Memory Debate331
Index349
About the Editors373
About the Contributors375

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