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 van der Kolk M.D.
ISBN-10 0143127748
ISBN-13 9780143127741
Year 2015-09-08
Pages 464
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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A New York Times Science BestsellerPacked with science and human stories the book is an intense read The struggle and resilience of van der Kolks patients is very moving New ScientistA pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healingTrauma 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 worlds foremost experts on trauma has spent over three decades working with survivors InThe 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 treatmentsfrom neurofeedback and meditation to sports drama and yogathat offer new paths to recovery by activating the brains natural neuroplasticity Based on Dr van der Kolks own research and that of other leading specialists The Body Keeps the Scoreexposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to healand offers new hope for reclaiming lives

Traumatic Stress

Traumatic Stress Author Bessel A. Van der Kolk
ISBN-10 1572300884
Release 1996
Pages 596