Beliefs about memory, childhood abuse, and hypnosis amongst clinicians, legal professionals and the general public

Christopher C. French, James Ost

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Abstract

Wrongful allegations of sexual and child abuse is the only contemporary commentary in criminological literature addressing the controversial issue of wrongful allegations of abuse and victims of untrue allegations. It delivers expertise across various disciplines to understand the context, causes and outcomes of wrongful allegations of abuse. It charts the approximate life-course of a false allegation, examining the extent and harm of false abuse allegations through to the role and impact of the criminal justice system when handling such cases.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWrongful allegations of sexual and child abuse
EditorsRos Burnett
Place of PublicationOxford, UK.
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages143-154
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)978-0198723301
Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2016

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