While acknowledging the reality of childhood sexual abuse, Loftus, a research psychologist specializing in memory, believes that in many cases, people create false memories of nonexistent abuse, prompted to do so by their psychotherapists.
The New York Review of Books
Victims of Memory: Incest Accusations and Shattered Lives. Victims of Memory examines the whole terrifying phenomenon of repressed memories. Accusers, the accused, the retractors and the analysts tell their stories in their own words.
By Richard McNally. Publisher: Harvard University Press. Date: 2003. Anyone interested in understanding how trauma is remembered must read this book.