Reports of Recovered Memories of Abuse in Therapy in a Large Age-Representative U.S. National Sample: Therapy Type and Decade Comparisons

@article{Patihis2019ReportsOR,
  title={Reports of Recovered Memories of Abuse in Therapy in a Large Age-Representative U.S. National Sample: Therapy Type and Decade Comparisons},
  author={Lawrence Patihis and Mark H. Pendergrast},
  journal={Clinical Psychological Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={7},
  pages={21 - 3}
}
  • Lawrence Patihis, Mark H. Pendergrast
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychological Science
  • The potential hazards of endeavoring to recover ostensibly repressed memories of abuse in therapy have previously been documented. Yet no large survey of the general public about memory recovery in therapy has been conducted. In an age-representative sample of 2,326 adults in the United States, we found that 9% (8% weighted to be representative) of the total sample reported seeing therapists who discussed the possibility of repressed abuse, and 5% (4% weighted) reported recovering memories of… CONTINUE READING
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