Body Keeps the Score Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

ISBN-10: 0143127748
ISBN-13: 9780143127741
Authors: Bessel van der Kolk
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A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. In The Body Keeps the Score, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. He explores innovative…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Number of pages: 464 Dimensions: 5.45" wide x 8.35" long x 0.95" tall Weight: 1.056 lbs. Language: English