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Recovered Memories of Abuse

True or False?, 1st Edition

Edited by Peter Fonagy, Joseph Sandler


274 pages

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Paperback: 9781855751668
pub: 1997-12-31
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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.

Table of Contents

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

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The Psychoanalytic Monograph Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health