| Questions: |
are five steps a client may go through in the generation of false sexual abuse
are four factors contributing to your client's creation of a false memory?
is the ethical dilemma in utilizing repressed memories as the basis of your sexual
your client, who states he or she has been sexually abused, exhibit a predisposition
towards, perhaps, codependence?
are three basic tenets of New Age, New Thought, Self Help thinking that can affect
your client's false memories of sexual abuse?
Your ability to be comfortable with
yourself is based on what four factors?
is the five step process that leads the client to accuse the innocent?
| Answers: |
Yes, a client, who states he or she has been sexually abused can exhibit a predisposition
B. 1. acceptance of self; 2. flexible adaptive pattern; 3. ability to
deal with negative attitudes; and 4. realize self-liking is always changing
C. 1. unwavering beliefs; 2. the belief that the brain remembers
every experience; 3. manipulations from outside stimuli; and 4. conscious or unconscious
efforts to rewrite their past based on their current attitudes and opinions.
(1) the therapist suggesting sexual abuse; (2) through hypnotism, relaxation or
guided visualizations, "repressed memories" are found; (3) the client
then goes through a repertoire of suspects before reaching the final conclusion
that usually a parent is the abuser; (4) the client confronts the parent who deny
any such action; and finally, (5) the client disowns his or her parent or perhaps
E. The strength of the scientific evidence for repression
depends on exactly how the term is defined. When defined narrowly as intentional
suppression of an experience, there is little reason to doubt that it exists.
But when we talk about a repression mechanism that operates unconsciously and
defensively to block out traumatic experiences, there is no scientific evidence
to substantiate the efficacy of repressed memory.
F. 1. reading about
sexual abuse, 2. dwelling on the images, 3. creating visualizations, 4. questioning
abuse, and 5. self-analyzing that results in exclusion of other options
intuition, imagination, and hearsay