From courtroom to couch - Working with repressed memory and avoiding lawsuits PSYCHIATRIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA Scheflin, A. W., Spiegel, D. 1998; 21 (4): 847-?


Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed during the last decade against therapists who work with patient having repressed memories. These lawsuits claim that therapists are engaged in "repressed memory" therapy, which does not retrieve memories, but instead actually imparts false beliefs, which serve as "pseudo-memories". This article explores the issues of repressed, false, and implanted memories. Advice is given concerning good therapeutic practice and the avoidance of legal liability.

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