Author | Harold I. Lief, MD


Patients Versus Therapists: Legal Actions Over Recovered Memory Therapy

November 01, 1999


The debate over the accuracy of memories of childhood sex abuse that are recovered decades later, usually during the course of therapy, has led to the polarization of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. There are those who claim that -recovered memories are, in the main, accurate, and there are others who believe that most, if not all, recovered memories are false.