Sherry Turkle: The Seduction Theory
19 March 1998
Show More Rewriting the Soul: Multiple Personality and the Sciences of Memory by Ian Hacking.
Princeton, 346 pp., £12.95, May 1998, 9780691059082Show More
“... the Freudian edifice. Hence the resistance of psychoanalysts to the first proponents of MPD. By the early Eighties, however, the psychoanalysts themselves were under attack, taken to task, notably by JeffreyMasson, for disbelieving their patients. From Masson’s perspective, childhood sexual abuse was the real truth and psychoanalysis the lie. The abandonment of the seduction theory was, for Masson ...”