• Corpus ID: 35076618

Position statement on therapies focused on memories of childhood physical and sexual abuse.

@article{2000PositionSO,
  title={Position statement on therapies focused on memories of childhood physical and sexual abuse.},
  author={},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={157 10},
  pages={
          1722
        }
}
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
This position statement addresses the use of specific techniques whose central focus and intent is to elicit memories of childhood abuse. The Statement does not concern reports of individuals who seek therapy with already existing memories of childhood abuse or where the authenticity of memories has been corroborated by reliable outside sources. Childhood physical and sexual abuse is associated with an increased risk of serious psychiatric and social difficulties in adult life. Child abuse is a… 
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