Infancy paper 5

Somaticsomatosensory visual and behavioural memory

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Unformatted text preview: age (Paley, & Alpert, 2003). This meta­analysis, indicated that infants retain memories of trauma for long periods of time and 4 that such memories can be expressed in various forms and impact the individual well into adulthood (Paley, & Alpert, 2003). Somatic­somatosensory, visual, and behavioural memory presentations are the nonverbal memory presentations examined. Such memory presentations tend to be expressed directly after the traumatic experience. The most accurate recollections or expressions of traumatic memories include; posttraumatic play, behavioural reenactments, and trauma specific fears (Paley, & Alpert, 2003). Visual and verbal memory presentations were inferior in accuracy to non­verbal memories (Paley, & Alpert, 2003). Another study examined interrelations between maternal childhood experiences of physical or sexual abuse, adult trauma related symptoms, adult caregiving behaviour, infant affect and attachment(Lyons­Ruth, & Block, 1996). Results showed that infan...
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