Personal Perspectives on the Development of the Concept of Sexual Trauma in France

Comparisons to the North American Experience
  • Marie-Christine Simon de Bergen
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 291)


Discussions of “sexual trauma” have raised different issues concerning reported or unreported trauma, the recollection of mistreatment and abuse, the psychological impact of such memories, and the difficulties in distinguishing between false and true allegations.


Traumatic Event Sexual Violence False Memory Penal Code Civil Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marie-Christine Simon de Bergen
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  1. 1.La Residence SocialeLevallois-PerretParisFrance

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