Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse – Important New Book

This new book, Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse, is edited by Dr Ros Burnett (Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford). It contains 21 chapters by criminologists, psychologists, legal scholars and other experts,

Concerns over repressed memory therapy [Australia]

The Victorian government will reportedly conduct an investigation into the practice of repressed memory therapy.The government revealed plans it would look into who was practising repressed memory therapy and the training they had received, according to a report on the ABC TV program Stateline.The Health Services Commissioner will oversee the inquiry which is expected to […]

All in the name of L.O.V.E.

AN ORGANISATION established to fight false allegations of sexual abuse in Britain claims the Irish redress system has created a “myth-making machine”, with many complainants making extreme allegations about abuse. The claim, which has fuelled a bitter row with the main support group for victims of institutional abuse in Ireland, will be spelt out in […]

False Memory – article

There is a long but very interesting and informative article in the Times (Times 2) today on Prof Loftus’s work on false memmory – well worth reading. The Times

Victims of Memory – a book by Mark Prendergast

This book is written by Mark Pendergast, a distinguished author and scholar, and friend of FACT. In it he he reviews cases which have resulted in false allegations of abuse following the use of false memory techniques. You can find more details of his books (and other he has written) here NASW