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The Body Keeps the Score

Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk

A pioneering researcher and one of the world’s foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing. Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical viole...
Publish Date
September 8
First Published in 2014
Goodreads rating
Nov 10, 2020
I tell people to read this book to, but again, only when they’re ready. I’m glad I had the privilege to read this while receiving mental health care from a therapist. If *I* had read it without that...      source
Nov 25, 2020
This 👇 is the book I mention in this video - @saiqa_naz #AskSaiqa #mentalhealth      source
Jul 07, 2020
And again, if you suspect this in a friendship, please know that telling your friend that the guy is "no good" will NOT work. She's trauma-bonded to him. The process is extrication is slow until something wakes her from the trance. This book is an essential read:      source