MEMORY REPRESSION/RECOVERY RESOURCES

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These are Memory Repression/Recovery Resources.
Please also see: "False Allegations" Resources


ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH

Dissociation and the Fragmentary Nature of Traumatic Memories: Overview and Exploratory Study
Study of trauma and memory from Dr. Bessel van der Kolk of Harvard Medical School, Journal of Traumatic Stress, Volume 8, Number 4 October 1995.

Electric Dreams Reveal Memory Secrets
Article from the BBC News, October 16, 2000, regarding Harvard Medical School research on amnestic patients' dreams and REM sleep's role in memory.

Guidelines for Psychologists Addressing Recovered Memories
From the Canadian Psychological Association.

Hormone Makes "Mind Go Blank"
Article from the BBC News, March 21, 2000, regarding German research on the effects of corticol (a stress hormone) on memory.

If We Really Want to Protect Children
by Andrew Vachss, Parade, November 3, 1996

Memories: My Assertions to the List
Reprinted from the PSYLAW e-mail list from Dr. Joel Dvoskin regarding "memory issues."

Memories of Fear: How the Brain Stores and Retrieves Physiologic States, Feelings, Behaviors and Thoughts From Traumatic Events
Research from the Child Trauma Academy regarding memory and trauma.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Memory
Article by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk from Psychiatric Times, March 1997.

Questions & Answers About Memories of Childhood Abuse
Summary of data on memory repression and recovery from the American Psychological Association.

Reading: False Allegations
Reprint of an interview Andrew Vachss from the San Diego Reader, November 21, 1996.

Recovered Memory Project
Internet-based research project on repressed and recovered memories directed by Professor Ross E. Cheit of Brown University.

Study Backs Freud Repression Theory
The Associated Press, March 14, 2001

Trauma and Terror in Childhood: the Neuropsychiatric Impact of Childhood Traumas
Research from the ChildTrauma Academy regarding the brain's processing of trauma.

U-Turn on Memory Lane
Article from the Columbia Journalism Review, July/August 1997, regarding media coverage of recovered/"false" memory claims.

"We Can Control Memory"
Article from the BBC News, March 16, 2001, regarding a University of Oregon memory study.

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