|Author||: Jennifer J. Freyd|
|Publisher||: Harvard University Press|
|Total Pages||: 244|
|Rating||: 4/5 (063 Downloads)|
Download or read book Betrayal Trauma written by Jennifer J. Freyd and published by Harvard University Press. This book was released on 1996 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Laying bare the logic of forgotten abuse, psychologist Jennifer Freyd 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. Freyd's book gives embattled professionals, beleaguered abuse survivors, and the confused public a new, clear understanding of the lifelong effects of child abuse. 18 line illustrations.