Truth in Memory / Edition 1

Truth in Memory / Edition 1

by Steven Jay Lynn
     
 

ISBN-10: 157230345X

ISBN-13: 9781572303454

Pub. Date: 05/22/1998

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

How accurate is memory? Are there important differences in how and what we remember across the life span? What is the prevalence of "repressed memory" for traumatic events? What is the best way for therapists to elicit accurate memories from someone who may be a victim of incest? This book addresses these and other compelling questions reflecting deep divisions in

Overview

How accurate is memory? Are there important differences in how and what we remember across the life span? What is the prevalence of "repressed memory" for traumatic events? What is the best way for therapists to elicit accurate memories from someone who may be a victim of incest? This book addresses these and other compelling questions reflecting deep divisions in scientific opinion, professional practice, and legal decision making. Leading researchers and practitioners review the current literature, describe new findings and clinical techniques, and draw upon their extensive experience in the field to provide diverse perspectives on the place of memory in our lives and the impact upon memory of personal, interpersonal, and situational influences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572303454
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/22/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I. Foundation
1. Exhumed Memory, John F. Kihlstrom
2. Truth in Memory: Caveat Emptor, David G. Payne and Jason M. Blackwell
3. Expectancy Effects in Reconstructive Memory, Edward R. Hirt, Hugh E. McDonald, and Keith D. Markman
4. Psychotherapy and Reports of Early Sexual Trauma: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Memory Errors, Michael R. Nash
II. Early Autobiographical Memories
5. The Assessment, Reliability, and Determinants of Early Memory Reports, Peter Malinoski, Steven Jay Lynn, and Harry Sivec
6. Tales from the Crib: Age Regression and the Creation of Unlikely Memories, Susan C. DuBreuil, Maryanne Garry, and Elizabeth F. Loftus
III. Suggestion and Suggestibility in Children
7. Memory and Suggestibility in Maltreated Children: New Research Relevant to Evaluating Allegations of Abuse, Mitchell L. Eisen, Gail S. Goodman, Jianjian Qin, and Suzanne L. Davis
8. Interviewing the Child Witness: Maximizing Completeness and Minimizing Error, Karen J. Saywitz and R. Edward Geiselman
IV. Memory and Psychotherapy: Research Findings and Clinical Considerations
Hypnosis and Pseudomemory: Understanding the Findings and Their Implications, Kevin M. McConkey, Amanda J. Barnier, and Peter W. Sheehan
10. Repressed Memories of Ritualistic and Religion-Related Child Abuse, Jianjian Qin, Gail S. Goodman, Bette L. Bottoms, and Phillip R. Shaver
11. Abducted by Aliens: Spurious Memories of Interplanetary Masochism, Leonard S. Newman and Roy F. Baumeister
12. Reflections on the Traumatic Memories of Dissociative Identity Disorder Patients, Richard P. Kluft
13. From Memories of Abuse to the Abuse of Memories, Jean-Roch Laurence, Duncan Day, and Louise Gaston
V. False Memories in the Domains of the Law, Textbooks, and the Media
14. Memory, Media, and the Creation of Confusion, Jeanne Albronda Heaton and Nona Leigh Wilson
15. Textbook Models of Multiple Personality: Source, Bias, and Social Consequences, Jean Maria Arrigo and Kathy Pezdek
16. Recovered Memories in the Courtroom, Ralph Underwager and Hollida Wakefield
VI. A Way Forward
17. Psychotherapy without Repressed Memory: A Parsimonious Alternative Based on Contemporary Memory Research, George A. Bonnano and David J. Keuler
18. Practical Truths in Memory, Michael M. Gruneberg and Douglas S. Hermann
19. Depolarizing Views on Recovered Memory Experiences, D. Stephen Lindsay

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