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The Resource Betrayal trauma : the logic of forgetting childhood abuse, Jennifer J. Freyd

Betrayal trauma : the logic of forgetting childhood abuse, Jennifer J. Freyd

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Betrayal trauma : the logic of forgetting childhood abuse
Title
Betrayal trauma
Title remainder
the logic of forgetting childhood abuse
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer J. Freyd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How can someone forget an event as traumatic as sexual abuse in childhood? people who don't know firsthand may wonder, and many apparently do, or controversy wouldn't be raging around the issue of recovered memories today. This book lays bare the logic of forgotten abuse. Psychologist Jennifer Freyd's breakthrough theory explaining this phenomenon shows how psychogenic amnesia not only happens but, if the abuse occurred at the hands of a parent or caregiver, is often necessary for survival. What Freyd describes, with cogent real-life examples, is "betrayal trauma", a blockage of information that would otherwise interfere with one's ability to function within an essential relationship - that of parent and dependent child, for instance
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freyd, Jennifer J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RJ506.C48
LC item number
F74 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Betrayal
  • Psychic trauma
Label
Betrayal trauma : the logic of forgetting childhood abuse, Jennifer J. Freyd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [201]-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
34912554
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780674068056
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96009059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Betrayal trauma : the logic of forgetting childhood abuse, Jennifer J. Freyd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [201]-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
34912554
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780674068056
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96009059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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