The Body Keeps the Score : Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma



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Author: Kolk, Bessel van der

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Published on 24 September 2015 by Penguin Books Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 560 pages
197 x 129 x 28 | 390g

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD'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.

'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 'An astonishing and important book. The trauma Bible. I cannot recommend it enough for anyone struggling with...well...anything' Tara Westover