Memoria e suggestionabilità interrogativa nei minori testimoni in casi di presunto abuso sessuale

Titolo Rivista MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA
Autori/Curatori Monia Vagni, Tiziana Maiorano, Daniela Pajardi
Anno di pubblicazione 2017 Fascicolo 2017/2 Lingua Italiano
Numero pagine 21 P. 141-161 Dimensione file 254 KB
DOI 10.3280/MAL2017-002008
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Nei casi di presunto abuso sessuale i minori possono essere ascoltati in ambito giudiziario come testimoni. Secondo la letteratura l’aver vissuto esperienze traumatiche aumenta la suggestionabilità e interferisce sull’accuratezza mnestica. Lo studio si propone di: 1) rilevare eventuali differenze sulla suggestionabilità immediata e differita di un gruppo di 80 minori presunte vittime di abuso sessuale e un gruppo di 80 minori non coinvolti in contesti giudiziari; 2) esplorare nel solo gruppo delle presunte vittime l’incidenza dell’abuso intrafamiliare vs extrafamiliare, del numero degli episodi e dell’invasività dell’abuso sulla memoria e sulla suggestionabilità. I risultati mostrano come le presunte vittime presentino maggiore suggestionabilità e inferiori prestazioni mnestiche. L’abuso intrafamiliare e l’invasività aumentano la suggestionabilità. Il numero degli episodi non sembrerebbe avere incidenza.;

Keywords:Suggestionabilità, abuso sessuale, memoria, trauma, bambini

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Monia Vagni, Tiziana Maiorano, Daniela Pajardi, Memoria e suggestionabilità interrogativa nei minori testimoni in casi di presunto abuso sessuale in "MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA" 2/2017, pp 141-161, DOI: 10.3280/MAL2017-002008