The Body Keeps the Score : Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
by Bessel van der Kolk
Editor: Penguin Books
Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer
“An essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating post-traumatic stress disorder and the extent of its impact on society.”–Alexandre McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New York Times best-seller of Trauma Science is a fact of lifeVeterans and their families coping with the painful consequences of fighting; one in five Americans were molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one to three couples engaged in physical violence.MBessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s leading experts on trauma, has spent more than three decades working with survivors.In The Body Conserves the Score, he uses the latest scientific advances to show how trauma literally transforms both body and brain, compromising victims of abilities for pleasure, commitment, self-control and confidence.It explores innovative treatments–of neurofeedback and meditation for sports, drama, and yoga, which offer new pathways to recovery through the activation of the natural brain’s neuroplasticity.Based on Dr. van der Kolk’s own research and that of other scholars, The Body Preserves the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships to both wound and heal–and offers new hope for recovering from life.
Bessel van der Kolk – The Body Keeps the Score : Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Free
Format: ePub, MOBI and Pdf
In this site we encourage writing and creativity.