Forensic hypnosis — two case reports: A brief communication1

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Two criminal cases are briefly described. In these cases, hypnosis was used to refresh the recollection of the victim. In each case, the victim's unsupported identification of a perpetrator, produced through hypnosis, was the sole evidentiary basis of the prosecution. There was considerable evidence that both identifications were based on confabulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)227-234
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1983


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Complementary and Manual Therapy
  • Clinical Psychology

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