The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma (Paperback)
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The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma (Paperback)

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'Dr. van der Kolk's masterpiece combines the boundless curiosity of the scientist, the erudition of the scholar, and the passion of the truth teller' Judith Herman, author of Trauma and Recovery

The effects of trauma can be devastating for sufferers, their families and future generations. Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind, brain and body.

'Van der Kolk draws on thirty 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' New Scientist

'Everyone should read this book' Nigella Lawson

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141978611
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 319 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Fascinating, hard to put down, and filled with powerful case histories. . . . the most important series of breakthroughs in mental health in the last thirty years -- Norman Doidge, author of The Brain That Changes Itself
Dr. van der Kolk's masterpiece combines the boundless curiosity of the scientist, the erudition of the scholar, and the passion of the truth teller -- Judith Herman, M.D., author of Trauma and Recovery
A seminal book that outlines the author's pioneering work -- Thea Jane May * Vogue *
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 to say, and the struggle and resilience of his patients is very moving * New Scientist *
A gripping bestseller about where trauma goes, and its disastrous effects on both individuals and societies. Deeply interesting. * Times *
A masterpiece of powerful understanding and brave heartedness, one of the most intelligent and helpful works on trauma I have ever read. . . a brilliant synthesis of clinical cases, neuroscience, powerful tools and caring humanity, offering a whole new level of healing -- Jack Kornfied, author of A Path With Heart
Incredible -- William Leith, 'Books of the Year' * Evening Standard *
Everyone should read this book -- Nigella Lawson

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“Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”

This book explains how the brain reacts to PTSD and how it can be treated. It is based on scientific reseach rather than on vague theories which was its appeal to me. It is therefore quite technical but certainly not... More

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“Essential reading for every child abuse survivor”

I've read a lot of self-help books over the years for depression, anxiety and coping with stress and none of it fully helped because I didn't realise those are just parts of what I needed as a child abuse... More

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“Excellent”

When it comes to trauma the word has a definitive meaning, but the experience is different to everyone. It effects us in individual ways, yet seems to have no preference to whoever suffers from it, but the road to... More

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