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Author Maunder, Bob (Bob G.), author.

Title Damaged : childhood trauma, adult illness, and the need for a health care revolution / Robert Maunder, MD, and Jonathan Hunter, MD
Published Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : Aevo UTP, an imprint of University of Toronto Press, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 219 pages)
Contents 1 "The damage that I am" -- 2 "Fuckin' dead weight" -- 3 Drowning -- 4 "Cure sometimes. Relieve often. Comfort always." -- 5 "You're in it with me now" -- 6 "The closest thing to love" -- 7 Cause of causes -- 8 "Speak for me" -- 9 Fever -- 10 Partialists -- 11 "What are we doing here?" -- 12 Gifts -- 13 "It ends here" -- 14 "Help me" -- 15 Under siege -- 16 "Boohoo" -- 17 Running -- 18 "Who is going to give a shit?" -- 19 "I've got this figured out" -- 20 "I used to think that nothing could change" -- 21 The Care Revolution -- Postscript -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Summary "We need a revolution in care. Damaged tells the painful yet inspiring story of a dedicated psychiatrist and his most challenging patient. In the authentic voices of Dr. Robert Maunder and his patient, Isaac, we hear how childhood trauma harms Isaac's health for the rest of his life. Providing readers with a window into the private world of long-term psychotherapy, we also see how deeply patients can affect the doctors who care for them. Dr. Maunder and his friend and colleague, Dr. Hunter, vividly demonstrate how the caring collegiality between doctors can significantly improve the medicine they practice. Through an honest retelling of interactions between doctors and patients, Damaged makes the case that health care would be both more compassionate and more effective if its practitioners acknowledged the role of trauma in the lives of patients. Above all, Damaged recognizes the need for change in our medical system and urges those who know, love, and treat people like Isaac to be kind, to be empathetic, and to take action."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (JSTOR, viewed February 3, 2022)
Subject Psychotherapist and patient.
Adult child abuse victims -- Mental health
Child abuse -- Psychological aspects
Psychic trauma.
Physician and patient.
Physician-Patient Relations
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse -- psychology
Child Abuse -- psychology
MEDICAL / Physician & Patient.
Physician and patient.
Adult child abuse victims -- Mental health.
Child abuse -- Psychological aspects.
Psychic trauma.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Form Electronic book
Author Hunter, Jon, 1958- author.
ISBN 9781487528362