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ERIC Number: EJ429990
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Patients Reporting Ritual Abuse in Childhood: A Clinical Syndrome. Report of 37 Cases.
Young, Walter C.; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v15 n3 p181-89 1991
Thirty-seven adult dissociative disorder patients who reported ritual abuse in childhood by satanic cults are described. A clinical syndrome is presented that includes dissociative states with satanic overtones, posttraumatic stress disorder, survivor guilt, unusual fears, and substance abuse. Questions concerning reliability, credibility, and verifiability are addressed. (Author/BRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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