Lost-in-the-mall: False memory or false defense?

@article{Blizard2019LostinthemallFM,
  title={Lost-in-the-mall: False memory or false defense?},
  author={Ruth A. Blizard and Morgan Shaw},
  journal={Journal of Child Custody},
  year={2019},
  volume={16},
  pages={20 - 41}
}
Abstract False Memory Syndrome (FMS) and Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) were developed as defenses for parents accused of child abuse as part of a larger movement to undermine prosecution of child abuse. The lost-in-the-mall study by Dr. Elizabeth Loftus concludes that an entire false memory can be implanted by suggestion. It has since been used to discredit abuse survivors’ testimony by inferring that false memories for childhood abuse can be implanted by psychotherapists. Examination of… 

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