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A 32-year-old member asked:

Am i repressing a memory of sexual abuse? what are the signs of repression?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Often when someone: Is repressing traumatic memories they have dreams which don't make sense to them or flashbacks out of context with what is happening in their life. Sometimes they have no memories at all from childhood (not just forgetting things below age 5 or so, but of their entire childhood.) problems in intimate relations also are a signconsider talking to a therapist and seeing if there might be some trauma.
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I agree with Dr. Berman. In CA if there is a 3 difference between teens, its considered child sexual abuse.
Jul 13, 2014
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