Cultural scripts, memories of childhood abuse, and multiple identities: A study of role-played enactments

  title={Cultural scripts, memories of childhood abuse, and multiple identities: A study of role-played enactments},
  author={Jane. Stafford and Steven Jay Lynn},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis},
  pages={67 - 85}
  • J. Stafford, S. Lynn
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
Abstract This study compared the reports of Satanic, sexual, and physical abuse of persons instructed to role-play either dissociative identity disorder (DID) (n = 33), major depression (n = 33), or a college student who experienced minor adjustment problems (“normal”) (n = 33) across a number of trials that included role-played hypnosis. As hypothesized, more of the participants who were asked to role-play DID reported at least one instance of satanic ritual abuse and sexual abuse compared… Expand
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