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    • Child Abuse: Betrayal and Disclosure 

      Foynes, M. Ming; Freyd, Jennifer J.; DePrince, Anne P. (2006-11)
      The present study examined the association between perpetrator relationship and disclosure latency (DL) for physical and emotional abuse using a survey methodology with a sample of 202 undergraduate participants. Based on ...
    • Child Sex Abuse Perpetrators Among Male University Students 

      Becker-Blease, Kathryn; Friend, Daniel; Freyd, Jennifer J. (2006-11)
      Previous studies indicate that approximately 21% of undergraduate men report attraction to “little children”, 4 – 9 % report having fantasies about sex with a child, and 5 – 6% report masturbating to these fantasies. ...
    • Dissociation and Memory for Neutral and Traumatic Stories 

      Klest, Bridget K. (Bridget Kristen); Freyd, Jennifer J. (2005-11)
      Previous research has consistently found a positive correlation between history of trauma and dissociation, and recent research (DePrince and Freyd, 1999; 2004) suggests that people who score high on a measure of dissociation ...
    • Examining Dissociation in Maltreated Preschool Children 

      Cholankeril, Annmarie; Freyd, Jennifer J.; Pears, K.C.; Becker-Blease, Kathryn; Fisher, P.A. (2006-11)
      The purpose of this study is to examine dissociation in a population of preschool-age foster children with documented cases of maltreatment. Data were collected from participants in the Early Intervention Foster Care program ...
    • Exploring the Potential of Pennebaker’s Writing Paradigm on Betrayal Trauma Sequelae 

      Allard, Carolyn B. (Carolyn Brigitte), 1968-; Freyd, Jennifer J.; Momiyama, Takenori (2004-08)
      In Pennebaker's writing paradigm, participants are instructed either to write about emotional events or neutral topics. Those assigned to the emotional writing condition typically display physical and psychological health ...
    • Global Coding of Trauma Essays Predicts Health 

      Klest, Bridget K. (Bridget Kristen); Freyd, Jennifer J. (2004-11)
      Past research has demonstrated in a variety of contexts that writing about emotional topics can benefit physical health and general well being. Most of this prior research has used a computer program, but not global essay ...
    • Health Effects by Closeness of Sexual Abuse Perpetrator: A Test of Betrayal Trauma Theory 

      Edwards, Valerie J.; Freyd, Jennifer J.; Dube, Shanta R.; Anda, Robert F.; Felitti, Vincent J. (2006-11)
      Betrayal trauma theory (Freyd, 1999) postulates that abuse perpetrated by a caregiver or someone close to you results in worse outcomes than abuse perpetrated by someone less central to your well-being. We used data from ...
    • Lack of precision, misleading implications, and ethical issues arising from the use of the label "false memory" for errors in word memory 

      DePrince, Anne P.; Allard, Carolyn B. (Carolyn Brigitte), 1968-; Oh, Hannah; Freyd, Jennifer J. (2004-11)
      Since 1995, psychologists have increasingly used the term "false memory" to describe memory errors for details (e.g., errors for words learned in a list); such errors in details were once referred to by other terms, such ...
    • Physical Health, Psychological Distress, and Betrayal Trauma 

      Freyd, Jennifer J.; Klest, Bridget K. (Bridget Kristen); Allard, Carolyn B. (Carolyn Brigitte), 1968- (2004-08)
      Numerous studies have revealed an association between trauma and adverse physical and mental health status. While the relation is well established, the mechanisms underlying this link are less well understood. In the current ...
    • What’s the Harm in Asking? Participant Reaction to Trauma History Questions Compared with Other Personal Questions 

      Binder, Angela; Cromer, Lisa D.; Freyd, Jennifer J. (2004-11)
      Previous empirical research has linked the disclosure of traumatic experiences through writing with increased positive cognitive processing and physiological well-being (Park & Blumberg, 2002). The benefits of disclosure ...
    • Writing About Betrayal Trauma: Examining Gender and Narrative Structure 

      Allard, Carolyn B. (Carolyn Brigitte), 1968-; Freyd, Jennifer J. (2004-11)
      In Pennebaker's writing paradigm, participants are instructed either to write about emotional events or neutral topics. Those assigned to the emotional writing condition typically display physical and psychological health ...