Why Repressed Memories Should be Used in Court Many people connect Freud with repressed memories, but a current debate continues about recovery of memories of victims. Golding, Sanchez, and Sego (1996) state, “The essence or repression lies simply in the function of rejecting and keeping something out of conscious” (p. 429). Victim often repress memories because they are too painful to be remembered. Often repression of childhood traumatic events happen in two different ways: One way is recovery of the memories in a volunteer way and the second is recovering memories through different therapy techniques ( Geraerts et al., 2008, p. 22). Two people who have stated they have repressed memories are Roseanne and former Miss America Marilyn Van...The end:
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