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Remembering what happened in any traumatic experience is basic and crucial to healing. For over 100 years the memory of abuse survivors has been questioned and challenged by all sorts of people, ranging from perpetrators to family members. More recently, this memory has been challenged by a combination of accused family members, their lawyers and a few academics who claim the existence of a "false memory syndrome."

In this groundbreaking book Charles Whitfield, voted by his peers as being one of the best doctors in America, brings his clinical experience and knowledge about traumatic memory to us. He examines, explores and clarifies this critical issue that threatens to invalidate the experience of survivors of trauma and handcuff the helping professionals who assist them as they heal. This thorough, insightful work provides crucial information for anyone affected by a traumatic experience.

Synopsis:

Remembering what happened in any traumatic experience is basic and crucial to healing. For over 100 years the memory of abuse survivors has been questioned and challenged by all sorts of people, ranging from perpetrators to family members. More recently, this memory has been challenged by a combination of accused family members, their lawyers and a few academics who claim the existence of a "false memory syndrome."

In this groundbreaking book Charles Whitfield, voted by his peers as being one of the best doctors in America, brings his clinical experience and knowledge about traumatic memory to us. He examines, explores and clarifies this critical issue that threatens to invalidate the experience of survivors of trauma and handcuff the helping professionals who assist them as they heal. This thorough, insightful work provides crucial information for anyone affected by a traumatic experience.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-362) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558743205
Designed:
Courtois, Christine
Author:
Courtois, Christine
Designed by:
Courtois, Christine A.
Designed:
Courtois, Christine
Designed:
Courtois, Christine A.
Author:
Whitfield, Charles L.
Author:
Whitfield, Charles
Publisher:
Health Communications
Location:
Deerfield Beach, Fla. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Adult child abuse victims
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Memory
Subject:
Child abuse
Subject:
Pathological Psychology
Subject:
False memory syndrome
Subject:
Recovered memory
Subject:
Abnormal Psychology
Subject:
Psychopathology - General
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Psychology - Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
22
Publication Date:
July 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
375
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.35 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Remembering what happened in any traumatic experience is basic and crucial to healing. For over 100 years the memory of abuse survivors has been questioned and challenged by all sorts of people, ranging from perpetrators to family members. More recently, this memory has been challenged by a combination of accused family members, their lawyers and a few academics who claim the existence of a "false memory syndrome."

In this groundbreaking book Charles Whitfield, voted by his peers as being one of the best doctors in America, brings his clinical experience and knowledge about traumatic memory to us. He examines, explores and clarifies this critical issue that threatens to invalidate the experience of survivors of trauma and handcuff the helping professionals who assist them as they heal. This thorough, insightful work provides crucial information for anyone affected by a traumatic experience.

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