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2. What is another disadvantage of Freud's theory?

  • It's unacceptable to create traumatic or stressful events in a lab to see if they are repressed, so it raises ethical issues.
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3. What did Loftus et al. (1995) say about therapists?

  • Therapists may be planting “false memories” which can be done quite easily as people’s memories are very malleable (Loftus et al. 1995) so reduces validity.
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4. What did Freud believe?

  • Freud believed that theses repressed memories continue to affect conscious thought, desire and action even though there is no conscious memory of the traumatic event.
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5. What did Freud suggest?

  • Suggested that anxiety-causing material may be repressed as an ego-defence mechanism to protect us.
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