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Childhood disrupted : how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal.

Author: Donna Jackson Nakazawa
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Atria Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Your biography becomes your biology. The emotional trauma we suffer as children not only shapes our emotional lives as adults, but it also affects our physical health, longevity, and overall wellbeing. Scientists now know on a bio-chemical level exactly how parents chronic fights, divorce, death in the family, being bullied or hazed, and growing up with a hypercritical, alcoholic, or mentally ill parent can leave  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Jackson Nakazawa
ISBN: 1476748365 9781476748368
OCLC Number: 928480772
Contents: Introduction --
Take The Adverse Childhood Experiences (Ace) Survey --
Part I How It Is We Become Who We Are --
Chapter One: Every Adult Was Once a Child --
Chapter Two: Different Adversities Lead to Similar Health Problems --
Chapter Three: Why Do Some Suffer More than Others? --
Chapter Four: The Female Brain on Adversity: The Link to Autoimmune Disease, Depression, and Anxiety --
Chapter Five: The Good Enough Family --
Part II Recovering from Post Childhood Adversity Syndrome: How Do We Come Back to Who We Really Are? --
Chapter Six: Beginning Your Healing Journey --
Chapter Seven: Seeking Professional Help to Heal from Post Childhood Adversity Syndrome --
Chapter Eight: Parenting Well When You Haven't Been Well Parented: Fourteen Strategies to Help You Help Your Children --
In Conclusion --
Let's Continue The Conversation About Adverse Childhood Experiences --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Resources and Further Reading --


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"A truly important gift of understanding-illuminates the heartbreaking costs of childhood trauma and like good medicine offers the promising science of healing and prevention." -- Jack Kornfield, Read more...

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