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The body keeps the score : brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

The body keeps the score : brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

Author: Bessel A Van der Kolk
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An expert on traumatic stress outlines an approach to healing, explaining how traumatic stress affects brain processes and how to use innovative treatments to reactivate the mind's abilities to trust, engage others, and experience pleasure. --Publisher's description.

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Genre/Form: Medicine
Self-help publications
Livres de croissance personnelle
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bessel A Van der Kolk
ISBN: 0670785938 9780670785933 0143127748 9780143127741
OCLC Number: 861478952
Description: xvi, 445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : Facing trauma --
Part I. The rediscovery of trauma : Lessons from Vietnam veterans --
Revolutions in understanding mind and brain --
Looking into the brain: the neuroscience revolution --
Part II. This is your brain on trauma : Running for your life: the anatomy of survival --
Body-brain connections --
Losing your body, losing your self --
Part III. The minds of children : Getting on the same wavelength: attachment and attunement --
Trapped in relationships: the cost of abuse and neglect --
What's love got to do with it? --
Developmental trauma: the hidden epidemic --
Part IV. The imprint of trauma : Uncovering secrets: the problem of traumatic memory --
The unbearable heaviness of remembering --
Part V. Paths to recovery : Healing from trauma: owning your self --
Language: miracle and tyranny --
Letting go of the past: EMDR --
Learning to inhabit your body: yoga --
Putting the pieces together: self-leadership --
Filling in the holes: creating structures --
Applied neuroscience : rewiring the brain fear-driven mind with brain/computer interface technology --
Finding your voice: communal rhythms and theater --
Epilogue : Choices to be made --
Appendix : Consensus proposed criteria for developmental trauma disorder.
Other Titles: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma
Responsibility: Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D.


Offers a paradigm for treating traumatic stress and restoring the capacity for pleasure, intimacy and joy. This book sheds light on the impact of trauma that could alleviate the suffering of millions  Read more...


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Van der Kolk draws on 30 years of experience to argue powerfully that trauma is one of the West's most urgent public health issues... Packed with science and human stories ... van der Kolk has a lot Read more...

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