Apr 21 2009

Do Adults Accurately Remember Being Sexually Abused? Read Linda Meyer Williams’ Research Article, Recall of Childhood Trauma: A Prospective Study of Women’s Memories of Child Sexual Abuse

While there is still some debate among uninformed professionals and the public, there is a growing body of research data supporting the reality of abuse amnesia and delayed recall of memory.

Linda Meyer Williams article presents her research of 129 adult women aged 18-31 years old whose sexual abuse was documented during extensive medical and psychological evaluations at a large metropolitan hospital in the 1970’s.

38% of them experienced abuse amnesia and had no recall their documented sexual abuse.

Read the entire article here.

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