recovered memory


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re·cov·ered memory

(rĭ-kŭv′ərd)
n.
1. A memory of an experience, especially a traumatic one, that is recalled after an often lengthy period of repression, usually after consultation with a therapist.
2. An imagined event believed to be recalled as such a memory.

recovered memory

n
(Psychiatry) the alleged recollection of traumatic events from childhood by a person undergoing psychotherapy. See also false memory syndrome
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recovered memory

n (Psych: = thing remembered) → wiedergewonnene Erinnerung
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The police had recovered memory cards and USBs and saw several videos showing the principal sexually exploiting students, including girls, in different parts of his school.
The police also said they had recovered memory cards and USBs, which carried videos with the accused's sexual activities.
It is also important to note that what Blasey is describing about sexual assault by Kavanaugh is not a so-called recovered memory -- one that a person believes he has recalled after having suppressed it for many years.
Bornstein (Professor of Psychology and Courtesy Professor of law at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln) draws on examples of these media representations to examine a number of memory myths dealing with an array of topics, including memory permanence, recovered memory and repression, amnesia, eyewitness memory, superior memory, and other topics.
She went on to say: "Our two daughters remain entrenched in the recovered memory belief and I am saddened that they are there....
(9) It remains unclear whether the absence of repressed memory case law was due to a lack of repressed memory syndrome in Alaska or, rather, to victims' reluctance to bring recovered memory claims forward.
To readers with a natural skepticism on recovered memory, Strub's account of his confrontation with the two men is persuasive, and a step in the spiritual journey as he broods on the abusers as protective figures at a time when he felt acute vulnerability for not being rugged as he got bullied.
Police later recovered memory sticks containing files of five children going to the loo - which Williams had watched "for sexual gratification".
O'Regan were aware of at least parts of their abuse, a number of victims suffer from what psychologists call recovered memory following dissociative amnesia.
But her intention was clearly not to use recovered memory as a point of departure for cultural analysis.
In response to an audience question as to whether recent neuroscience findings regarding memory have implications for the recovered memory controversy and the issue of therapist-induced memories, Dr.