Are trauma victims susceptible to "false memories"?

  title={Are trauma victims susceptible to "false memories"?},
  author={Lori A. Zoellner and Edna B Foa and Bartholomew D. Brigidi and Amy Przeworski},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={109 3},
Laboratory studies using word-list paradigms have provided evidence that nontraumatized individuals falsely recall or recognize events that never occurred. In the present study, H. L. Roediger and K. B. McDermott's false-memory paradigm (1995) was utilized to examine possible source monitoring deficits in individuals with PTSD. Traumatized individuals with PTSD were compared with traumatized individuals without PTSD and with nontraumatized control participants. Participants heard lists of… CONTINUE READING