Dynamic Mental Representations
Dynamic Mental Representations

Freyd Dynamics Lab

 Betrayal Trauma
Betrayal Trauma

The Freyd Dynamics Lab was located from 1987-2024 in the Department of Psychology at the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA.


photo:Jennifer Freyd Jennifer J. Freyd
(Professor Emerit (Not a Typo))

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mortarboard PhDs and lab alums


Betrayal Trauma Research

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Selected Book Covers

Introducing the types of research often conducted in the Dynamics Lab:


February 2019 -- Betrayal and Courage in the Age of #MeToo

CASBS Symposium, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 12 February 2019.


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Research Instruments

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Additional Features

jtd Journal of Trauma & Dissociation (JTD) correspondence should be sent to editor.jtd@gmail.com
Dissociation Archives graph by decade
Dissociation and Trauma Archives -- a digital collection of ground-breaking literature in the field of dissociation and trauma, containing the full text of many articles appearing in key journals published between 1862 and 1922, now available through UO Libraries
Dissociation Dissociation: Progress in the Dissociative Disorders -- a complete and full text searchable version of the journal of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, published from 1988-1997, now available through UO Libraries
Science magazine Freyd et al, Science Magazine Policy Forum on Child Sexual Abuse and Letters/Authors' Response
awards Dyamics Lab student awards

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