The recovered memories debate: How reliable is the scholarship?
- Maurice L. McCullough
- Health Care Analysis
'In this study, 38% of women who had attended a hospital 17 years ago for sexual abuse allegations, did not report the abuse to interviewers. However there are a number of other more obvious explanations apart from repressing memory repression to account for this. For instance, the reported abuse happened when they were too young to remember; simple forgetting; choosing not to report the incident; or the original allegation was false' .