Pseudomemories: the standard of science and the standard of care in trauma treatment.

  title={Pseudomemories: the standard of science and the standard of care in trauma treatment.},
  author={Douglas C Brown},
  journal={The American journal of clinical hypnosis},
  volume={37 3},
The pseudomemory (PM) debate has focused on individuals who do not remember sexual abuse and later recover these memories, often in therapy. This paper critically reviews experimental research on stress and memory and on suggestibility and memory in terms of its applicability to PM production in therapy. Three different kinds of suggestibility are identified--hypnotizability, postevent misinformation suggestibility, and interrogatory suggestibility. It is hypothesized that interrogatory… CONTINUE READING

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