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The growing problem of False Memory Syndrome and what motivates therapists to implant false memories is covered in detail here. Find out what the new trends are in destructive religion-motivated pseudo-psychology.


* BC62FMS.ZIP Western Canadian Skeptics' good overview article on FMS
* FMSBROCH.ZIP FMS Foundation Brochure -- info on FMS and the Foundation itself
* FMSCAUSE.ZIP What causes false memories to form? This magazine article explains it in layman's terms.
* FMSF3-9.ZIP FMS Foundation Newsletter - Electronic Version, Vol. 3, #9, October '94
* FMSFAQ.ZIP Frequently Asked Questions about False Memory Syndrome
* NO-SRA.ZIP Is Satanic Ritual Abuse as big a problem as some would have us think? Is it a problem at all?
* YAPKOBOK.ZIP Review of book, _Suggestions of Abuse_, on hypnosis and therapists who may be leading their patients to create false memories
* FMSF3-10.ZIP FMS Foundation Newsletter - Electronic Version, Vol. 3, #10, November '94
* FRANKLIN.ZIP Psychologist Ofshe finds that Franklin murder conviction (man convicted of killing girl 20 years ago) may have been based on hypnotically 'recovered' memories
* GERALDIN.ZIP Roseanne Barr's sister, Geraldine, tells her side of the story
* HEARING.ZIP Encourage Congress to call for hearings on therapists' use of questionable techniques
* JRNPSYCH.ZIP Review of the Journal of Psychohistory's special issue on SRA, repressed memories, and FMS
* MAKEMNST.ZIP Book review of _Making Monsters: False Memories, Psychotherapy, and Sexual Hysteria_ by Richard Ofshe & Ethan Watters
* MALPRACT.ZIP Article about malpractice suit stemming from therapist 'recovering' memories in a family, leading family to believe they were part of huge satanic cult
* MGSIFMS.ZIP Martin Gardner on FMS, including a number of examples showing how it can tear families apart and send innocents to jail
* PHILASAT.ZIP Philadelphia article about Satanism, panic, SRA, and FMS
* RSSISRA.ZIP Robert Sheaffer on the great Satanist conspiracy, 'Dr. Greenbaum,' and induced MPD
* SANDIEGO.ZIP San Diego grand jury report on childhood sexual abuse, molestation, etc., including good examination of the evidence in general and in specific cases
* SATHUM.ZIP 'Giving the Devil More Than His Due' -- article on Satanism from _The Humanist_ magazine
* SISTERS.ZIP NBC's 'Sisters' takes on repressed memories and FMS
* SRAIMAGN.ZIP Study finds that Satanic Ritual Abuse conspiracies are little more than imagination --no evidence found
* THEREDIT.ZIP Editorial from The Therapist, European psychology journal, about 'recovered' memories and science
* WEE_CARE.ZIP Amicus brief (3 parts) and Supreme Court appeal decision on Wee Care daycare trial of teacher accused of all sorts of abuse against children
* 2NDTHT.ZIP Chicago Tribune article about Chicago-area psychiatrist who thinks repressed memories are true, mentions others who disagree (see also TRIBRAUN.ZIP)
* APALETR.ZIP Letter from noted psychologist to American Psychological Association's working group on recovered memories
* AUSTRIAL.ZIP Two articles about first FMS-related trial in Australia
* BRADSHAW.ZIP Letter to the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists asking why they are encouraging therapists to take classes taught by somebody who teaches harmful therapy
* BRANTSEM.ZIP Letter to the sponsor of a seminar about the Fells Acre case (see also FELLSACR.ZIP, FELLSAC2.ZIP)
* BRITSTDY.ZIP British study knocks down 'recovered memories' another peg
* CHRGDROP.ZIP Charges dropped in Wee Care case, due to lack of evidence, improper questioning of children which may have implanted 'memories', etc. (see also WEE_CARE.ZIP)
* CRYINCST.ZIP 'Cry Incest' -- one of the first articles in a major publication to question 'repressed memories'
* DIAGDIS.ZIP Short review of the book, _Diagnosis for Disaster_
* FMSCONF.ZIP False Memory Syndrome conference held in Baltimore -- article about that and other things related to FMS
* FMSFBIB.ZIP FMS Foundation Bibliography and Order Form
* INGRAM2.ZIP Ingram goes to clemency board to try to get pardon from governor; several articles about his case, FMS, clemency hearing, and personal report from the hearing (See also INGRAM.ZIP and R
* KHATAIN.ZIP Parents win suit against therapist for libel due to his claims that they abused their daughter
* LR-REL.ZIP Lil Rascals figure to be released from jail, but not for the right reasons
* MEMIMP25.ZIP Study shows that 25% of adults may be susceptible to implanted memories
* MYTHSTL.ZIP Elizabeth Loftus' book, _The Myth of Repressed Memories_ reviewed by a Seattle paper
* NOSRANEL.ZIP SRA investigator introduces himself and gives his history of formerly believing in SRA until he started investigating and found no evidence for it
* OFSHLOFT.ZIP Article about recent books by memory experts Richard Ofshe and Elizabeth Loftus; compares their styles and explains their stances
* OFSHLOF2.ZIP Baltimore Sun review of recent books by Ofshe and Loftus, also includes info about them
* SLAPFACE.ZIP Columnist follows up on earlier FMS column -- he got replies saying it was a slap in the face to those with recovered memories -- adds more info, including some of the extreme stances
* TRIBRAUN.ZIP Letter to the Chic. Tribune from Your Favorite Sysop about their recovered memory article and the focus of it, Dr. Braun (see also 2NDTHT.ZIP)
* RUSSELL.ZIP State Sen. Newton Russell of Glendale backs bill to ban apparently non-existent Satanic ritual child abuse.

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