Memories lost and found

Horn, Miriam
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/29/93, Vol. 115 Issue 21, p52
Recounts Ross Cheit's recovered-memory experience, which raises questions about child abuse, human psychology, ethics and American law. Implications of the question: can an adult recover a lost memory of childhood sexual abuse; Background of Cheit's lawsuit against William Farmer; Several hundred civil suits against sexual abusers now in the courts; Physiology of memory loss and recovery; Selective traumatic amnesia; Enduring damage. INSET: Is it abuse or fantasy? (Sigmund Freud)..


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