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Effects of Social Support on Children's Eyewitness Reports: A Test of the Underlying Mechanism
It is revealed that Resistance Efficacy may be a mediator for older, but not younger, children, and that children's preexisting social support reserves were not related to children's interview accuracy nor to perceived Resistance Eefficacy.
Maltreated children's memory: accuracy, suggestibility, and psychopathology.
Memory, suggestibility, stress arousal, and trauma-related psychopathology were examined in 328 3- to 16-year-olds involved in forensic investigations of abuse and neglect and it was found that being older and scoring higher in cognitive functioning were related to fewer inaccuracies.
The influence of the interviewer-provided social support on children's suggestibility, memory, and disclosures.
!\s the chapters in this book reveal, a significant number of actual child abuse ,\,:,~tims never disclose childhood abuse experiences at all, or they disclose in ,#iVs that do not lead to formal
Effects of Victim and Defendant Race on Jurors' Decisions in Child Sexual Abuse Cases1
We examined the influence of victim and defendant race, victim age, juror gender, and juror prejudice on jurors' decisions in child sexual abuse cases. In Experiments 1 and 2, mock jurors judged
Effects of Past Abuse Experiences on Children's Eyewitness Memory
Abused and nonabused children did not differ in their accuracy or suggestibility in response to questions that were relevant to abusive actions, however, those who suffered more severe sexual abuse made more omission errors to specific abuse-relevant questions.
Clinical correlations of serial somatosensory evoked potentials in multiple sclerosis
Overall disability sometimes increased during the study despite improvements in the SEP, suggesting absence or delay in the far field P14 component with preservation of cervical N11 and N13 components.
Failure of the Milwaukee protocol in a child with rabies.
The management of a child with rabies is reported and the implementation of this same therapeutic protocol was successful, but the child died after 1 month of hospitalization.
The Creation of Satanic Ritual Abuse
Fears about satanic ritual child abuse swept the nation in the 1980s and 1990s, but were probably largely unfounded. In this article, we explore sociocultural, individual, and therapy-related factors