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The Body Keeps the Score : Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
by M.D. Bessel A. van der Kolk


Overview - - A New York Times Science Bestseller -
"Packed with science and human stories, the book is an intense read. . . . The struggle and resilience of van der Kolk's] patients is very moving." -- New Scientist

A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing

Trauma is a fact of life.
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Overview
- A New York Times Science Bestseller -
"Packed with science and human stories, the book is an intense read. . . . The struggle and resilience of van der Kolk's] patients is very moving." --New Scientist

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 treatments--from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga--that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain's natural neuroplasticity. Based on Dr. van der Kolk's own research and that of other leading specialists, The Body Keeps the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal--and offers new hope for reclaiming lives.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143127741
  • ISBN-10: 0143127748
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 464
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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Books > Psychology > Psychopathology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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