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Author Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943-, author

Title The body keeps the score : brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma / Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D
Published New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2015


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Description xvi, 445 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Lessons from Vietnam veterans -- Revolutions in understanding mind and brain -- Looking into the brain : the neuroscience revolution -- Running for your life : the anatomy of survival -- Body-brain connections -- Losing your body, losing your self -- 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 -- Uncovering secrets : the problem of traumatic memory -- The unbearable heaviness of remembering -- 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 -- Rewiring the brain : neurofeedback -- Finding your voice : communal rhythms and theater -- Epilogue : trauma and society
Summary 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
Notes Originally published by Viking Penguin, 2014
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mind and body
Neuronal Plasticity
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapy
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapy
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- physiopathology
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Treatment
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Treatment
Genre/Form Self-help publications.
Wellness resources
ISBN 9780143127741 (paperback)
0143127748 (paperback)