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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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