Maltreated children's memory: accuracy, suggestibility, and psychopathology.

  title={Maltreated children's memory: accuracy, suggestibility, and psychopathology.},
  author={M. Eisen and G. Goodman and J. Qin and S. Davis and J. Crayton},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={43 6},
  • M. Eisen, G. Goodman, +2 authors J. Crayton
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Developmental psychology
  • 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. Children's memory and suggestibility were assessed for a medical examination and venipuncture. Being older and scoring higher in cognitive functioning were related to fewer inaccuracies. In addition, cortisol level and trauma symptoms in children who reported more dissociative tendencies were associated with increased memory… CONTINUE READING
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