July 16, 2016 – 08:51 am
What Is Forensic Developmental
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  1. 1Johns Hopkins University
  2. 2Cornell University
  1. Maggie Bruck, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD ; e-mail: mbruck1{at}jhmi.edu.


We summarize recent developments in the field of forensic developmental psychology that challenge traditional conceptions about the reliability of children's reports. The areas covered involve the disclosure patterns of sexually abused children, the nature of suggestive interviews, developmental differences in suggestibility, and the amount of suggestion required to produce false reports and beliefs.

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