When is the Issue of False Memory Raised in Historical Child Sexual Abuse Allegations? An archival study of 496 British cases Authors: Dr Julia Shaw, Maria-Bianca Leonte, Georgina Ball, Dr Kevin Felstead This paper hopes to elucidate a sample of the types of allegations where a claim of false…
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Dr James Ost was a BFMS Advisory Board member who died in 2019. The following article was written in tribute to his work for the BFMS and was published in the academic journal ‘Memory’.
A comprehensive overview of the subject of false memory, published on the Healthline website. Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, Ph.D., CRNP. Written by Kimberley Holland. Overview – Why we have them – False memory syndrome – Who’s at risk – Treatment – Bottom line. What are false memories?…
An overview of what constitutes a false memory: including definition, causes, impact, and research, from the verywellmind.com website, by Kendra Sherry, MS, and reviewed by Shaheen Lakhan, MD, PhD, FAAN.
On Thursday, 10 September, BBC Northern Ireland transmitted a hard-hitting documentary on three young men falsely accused of rape
Dr Kevin Felstead, the Director of Communications for the BFMS, speaks to Dr Lawrence Patihis, Senior Lecturer at Portsmouth University, about the Carol Felstead case, the nature of memory – including false and malleable memories – the damage harmful therapy does to its patients, and the nature of trauma.
The cuts to legal aid have resulted in fewer and fewer defendants having access to effective legal assistance in the courtroom.
Do False Memories Look Real? Evidence That People Struggle to Identify Rich False Memories of Committing Crime and Other Emotional Events Journal: Frontiers in Psychology; https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/psychology Author: Dr Julia Shaw, Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London
The Return of the Repressed: The Persistent and Problematic Claims of Long-Forgotten Trauma Journal: Perspectives on Psychological Science; https://journals.sagepub.com/home/pps
The Recovered Memory Debate Continues in Europe: Evidence From the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, and Germany Journal: Clinical Psychological Science; https://www.psychologicalscience.org/publications/clinical