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Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse

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Publisher Comments:

This book lays bare the logic of forgotten abuse. Psychologist Jennifer Freyd's breakthrough theory explaining this phenomenon shows how psychogenic amnesia not only happens but, if the abuse occurred at the hands of a parent or caregiver, is often necessary for survival. Freyd's book will give embattled professionals, beleaguered abuse survivors, and the confused public a new, clear understanding of the lifelong effects and treatment of child abuse.

Synopsis:

1997 Distinguished Publication Award, Association for Women in Psychology

Synopsis:

1997 Pierre Janet Award for Excellence in Scientific Writing, International Society for the Study of Dissociation

About the Author

Jennifer J. Freyd is Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon.

Table of Contents

1. Betrayal Blindness

2. Conceptual Knots

3. Context and Controversy

4. Why Forget?

5. Ways of Forgetting

6. Testable Predictions

7. Creating Connections

Afterword

References

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674068063
Author:
Freyd, Jennifer J.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Freyd, Jennifer
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Developmental Psychology
Subject:
Psychiatry
Subject:
Abused children
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Psychoanalysis
Subject:
Child Psychiatry
Subject:
Child sexual abuse
Subject:
Psychic trauma
Subject:
Betrayal
Subject:
Developmental - Child
Subject:
Developmental - General
Subject:
Psychiatry x
Subject:
Child Psychiatry x
Subject:
Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy/General
Subject:
Psychology-Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
18 line illustrations, 7 tables
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 11 oz

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Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse
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