Appendix A

Demographics

Name:
Gender:
Age:
Marital:
Education:

Questions

1.    Was there ever a time when the memories you recovered weren't remembered?
2.  

Where were your memories first remembered?
I would like to find out how your memories were recovered. I'll name a number of categories, and I'd like to ask you to tell me if it relates to your experience, as well as any other details you can provide.

3.   Did you recover memories in individual therapy? How did it happen?
4.   Did you recover memories in group therapy? How did it happen?
5.   Did you recover any memories after reading books?
6.   Did you recover any memories after attending seminars?
7.   Did you recover any memories after watching movies or videos?
8.   Were there any other ways that you recovered memories?
I would like to find out what percentage of your memories occurred in each of the categories we just discussed.
9.   I wonder if you could please tell me, to the best of your ability, what percentage of your memories occurred in individual therapy?
10.   How many occurred in group therapy?
11.   How many occurred after reading books?
12.   How many occurred after attending seminars?
13.   How many occurred after watching movies or videotapes?
14.   How many occurred due to other means?
15.   Are you a Christian?
16.   Was your therapist a Christian?
17.   What was the level of training of your therapist?
18.   Have you sued your therapist?
19.   (If yes) What were the results?
20.   Was there ever a time when you doubted the memories?
21.   (If the subject participated in group therapy) Would you please describe for me the make up of the group: Was there a theme? Who led the group?
22.   How many groups have you participated in?
23.   While in group, did any of the members develop similar or identical memories? What were they?

Table 1
Subject Characteristics

Subjects

Subject Characteristics 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Gender F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F M F F F F
Age 44 39 38 39 27 40 28 41 44 42 36 45 18 26 41 21 32 35 48 27
Marital Status M R D S S S M M M S D M S S SP S M R D S
Education 16 14 13 13 18 18 14 13 16 21 13 13 12 16 14 9 12 12 18 16
Lawsuit Against Therapist? Y Y Y Y S Y N P Y P Y P N C N N P N Y
Lawsuit Resolved? P P P S S S P P
Ever a Time That Memories Weren't Remembered? Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Where Were Memories Recovered? H I H I I I I I I I I I N I I I I I I H
 

Summary of Table 1

Gender Female 19
Male 1
Age Mean = 35.55
Marital Status Married 6
Divorced 3
Remarried 2
Single 8
Separated 1
Education Mean = 14.55
Ever a time that memories
were not remembered
Yes 20
Where were memories
first recovered
Individual therapy 16
Group therapy 0
Hospitalization 3
No therapy 1
Lawsuit Against
Therapist
Yes 8 (5 pending, 3 resolved)
In Process 4
Considering 1
Statute of Limitations Prevented 1
No (Decided not to sue) 5
No therapist 1
Lawsuit resolved Settled 3
Pending 5

 

Table 2
Techniques Reported

Subjects

Technique

N

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Hypnosis 17 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Suggestions 17 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sharing
Flashbacks
12 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Pressure 14 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Reading
Books
14 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Videotapes/
Movies
10 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Regression 6 1 1 1 1 1 1
Seminars 4 1 1 1
Trance
Writing
3 1 1 1
Medication 3 1 1 1
Sodium
Amytal
3 1 1 1
Intentional
Confabulation
2 1 1
Empty Chair
Work
2 1 1
Prayer 1 1
Laying on
of Hands
1 1
Sleep
Deprivation
1 1
Relaxation 1 1
Psychodrama 1 1
Dream Work 1 1
Rage
Reduction
1 1
Raging 1 1

Table 3
Books

Subjects

Books

N

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
The Courage
to Heal
(Paperback)(Audio Cassette)
11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Michelle
Remembers
(Mass Market Paperback)
5 1 1 1
Sybil (Mass Market Paperback) 4 1 1 1 1
When Rabbit
Howls (Mass Market Paperback Reprint edition)
4 1 1 1 1
The Satan-
Seller (Out of Print)(Out of Print)
3 1 1 1
Toxic
Parents
(Paperback Reissue edition)(Paperback Reissue edition)
2 1 1
Secret
Survivors
(Paperback)(Paperback)(Mass Market Paperback)
2 1 1
Other
Books
11 1 2 1 5 1 1

Table 4

Subjects

Videos/Movies

N

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Sybil 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
SRA
Videotapes
4 1 1 1 1
Three Faces
of Eve
3 1 1 1
Oprah
Winfrey
2 1 1
When Rabbit
Howls
2 1 1
Other
Books
5 1

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