Strongly based on Holmes' (1990) research on repression, the FM position argued against the existence of repression, dissociation, and recovered memory
It is in this context, where fantasy is seen as taking part in the multifaceted landscape of traumatic history, that the issue of incest and recovered memory
is most effectively argued from a feminist point of view Thus, my departure from the terrain of incest and detour through the catastrophic histories and representations of World War II are a deliberate attempt to shift the focus from what I see as an unproductive debate on whether incest exists to a more productive inquiry into its residual effects on memory and representation in the present.
Given the existence of false memory phenomena, it is difficult to ascertain whether any specific uncorroborated recovered memory
is true or false, or partly true and partly false.
16) As the public began to realize the frequency of child sexual abuse, there was an increase in the reliance on recovered memory
techniques to uncover memories of past sexual abuse.
More importantly, he was the first officer from Merseyside Police to interview Diane after her recovered memory
He blames the controversial recovered memory
therapy which has since been discredited by the Royal Society of Psychiatrists.
Brian's recovered memory
hits both him and us like a ton of bricks, even though many of us saw it coming--a credit to the robust performances in Arturo Catricala's taut production.
The recovered memory
debate has divided professional organizations resulting in a substantial loss of membership.
PHILADELPHIA -- The recovered memory
controversy of the early 1990s was revisited by panelists at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association and declared dead.
The tide of public opinion began to turn away from the uncritical acceptance of survivor stories, no matter how deeply buried or long endured they were said to be, when advocates for the accused managed to impress upon Americans that there was another side to the story: a side that could render the phenomenon of recovered memory
even more tragic than first imagined.
The mis-use of Recovered Memory
Therapy -- where patients allegadly recover buried memories of sexual or satanic abuse (often with dramatic legal consequences), is easy to criticise.
Affirming, the appellate court acknowledged that in light of the substantial body of evidence showing that many recovered memory
claims are false, there is a temptation to allow parents damaged by the "damning horror" of these claims to sue for professional negligence.