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ERIC Number: EJ672709
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-8712
(Mis) Representations of the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse in the Courts.
Brown, Daniel
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v9 n3-4 p79-107 2001
Addresses representations made by pro-false memory attorneys and expert witnesses in court regarding the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse. Examining the testimony revealed that such pro-false memory testimony was based on a partial understanding of retrospective data. Reviewing the totality of the scientific evidence demonstrates that such pro-false memory testimony is inaccurate and has the potential of misleading the jury. (Contains 58 references and 1 table.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: False Memories
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