Search Resources (English): False memory syndrome

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Crisis or creation? A systematic examination of “false memory syndrome”

Examines the assumptions underlying "False Memory Syndrome," as well as the epidemiologial evidence, to determine whether there is sufficient empirical evidence to support it as a valid diagnostic construct. Demonstrates that the existence of such a syndrome lacks general acceptance in the mental health field, and that the construct is based on a series of faulty assumptions, many of which have been scientifically disproven. (See Details)

Published: 2002
Fragment by fragment: feminist perspectives on memory and child sexual abuse
Examines the topic of child sexual abuse memories from a range of perspectives.
Published: 1999