1st Edition

Recovered Memories of Abuse True or False?

Edited By Peter Fonagy, Joseph Sandler Copyright 1997
    274 Pages
    by Routledge

    276 Pages
    by Routledge

    These papers - from a conference with the same title - includes work by Lawrence Weiskrant (highlighting the concerns around false memories), John Morton (outlining contemporary models of memory), and Valerie Sinason (on detecting abuse in child psychotherapy). The second half presents a psychoanalytic theory of false memory syndrome, by the authors then offer a final overview.

    Preface -- Foreword -- Memories of abuse, or abuse of memories? -- Cognitive perspectives on recovered memories -- Remembering in therapy -- Panel discussion -- A psychoanalytic theory of repression and the unconscious -- Perspectives on the recovered memories debate


    Fonagy, Peter