Contents

Contributors vii

Prologue: Turning Science into Practice 1

Mark L. Howe, Gail S. Goodman, and Dante Cicchetti

Part I. Neurobiological Perspectives

1. The Neurobiology of Trauma and Memory in Children 11

J. Douglas Bremner

2. Trajectories of Neurobehavioral Development: The Clinical Neuroscience of Child Abuse 50

Carryl P. Navalta, Akemi Tomoda, and Martin H. Teicher

3. Maltreatment, Event-Related Potentials, and Memory 83

Dante Cicchetti and W. John Curtis

Part II. Cognitive Perspectives

4. Trauma and Autobiographical Memory Functioning: Findings from a Longitudinal Study of Family Violence 139

Andrea F. Greenhoot, Sarah L. Bunnell, Jennifer S. Curtis, and Alisa Miller Beyer

5. Accuracy and Specificity of Autobiographical Memory in Childhood Trauma Victims: Developmental Considerations 171

Christin M. Ogle, Stephanie D. Block, LaTonya S. Harris, Michelle Culver, Else-Marie Augusti, Susan Timmer, Anthony Urquiza, and Gail S. Goodman

6. Talking About Twisters: How Mothers and Children Converse About a Devastating Tornado 204 Patricia J. Bauer, Melissa M. Burch, Dana L. Van Abbema, and Jennifer K. Ackil

7. Children's Memory for Stressful Events: Exploring the Role of Discrete Emotions 236

Elizabeth L. Davis, Jodi A. Quas, and Linda J. Levine

Part III. Clinical and Legal Perspectives

8. Pursuing "the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth": Forensic Interviews with Child Victims or Witnesses of Abuse 267

Deirdre Brown, Michael E. Lamb, Margaret-Ellen Pipe, and Yael Orbach

9. Developmental Trends in Spontaneous False Memory, with Implications for the Law 302

Charles J. Brainerd and Valerie F. Reyna

10. Translating Research on Children's Memory and Trauma into Practice: Clinical and Forensic Implications 363

Sheree L. Toth and Kristin Valentino

Author Index 401 Subject Index 417

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