Lost Daughters: Recovered Memory Therapy and the People it Hurts

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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The practice of recovered memory therapy (RMT) and the resulting accusations of childhood sexual abuse have polarized the psychotherapy community and crowded the courts. Reinder Van Til's Lost Daughters movingly depicts the human toll exacted by the widespread belief in RMT. First-person stories, the first of which is Van Til's own personal narrative, portray families devastated by daughters' RMT-inspired memories of childhood sexual abuse and their subsequent accusations of fathers and mothers. In chapters that alternate with these narratives, Van Til critically examines the influences in our culture that have allowed this phenomenon to flourish and that continue to fuel the debate.
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Publisher
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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Published on
Dec 31, 1997
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Pages
286
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ISBN
9780802842725
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Psychology / Psychotherapy / General
Psychology / Reference
Social Science / Women's Studies
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