Patterns of recall of childhood sexual abuse as described by adult survivors.

  title={Patterns of recall of childhood sexual abuse as described by adult survivors.},
  author={Ren{\`e}e L. Binder and Dale E. McNiel and Robert L. Goldstone},
  journal={The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  volume={22 3},
Issues concerning the phenomenon of delayed recall of childhood trauma have arisen in forensic settings. For example, the courts have had to address the issue of delayed recall because of legislation extending the statute of limitations for bringing lawsuits related to childhood sexual abuse. Many states now allow victims to bring suit for up to three years after their memory returns. This paper describes patterns of recall of childhood sexual abuse as recounted by 30 adult women survivors in a… CONTINUE READING

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