The Body Keeps the Score

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

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Synopsis

What causes people to continually relive what they most want to forget, and what treatments could help restore them to a life with purpose and joy? Here, Dr Bessel van der Kolk offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress.

Neither talking nor drug therapies have proven entirely satisfactory. With stories of his own work and those of specialists around the globe, The Body Keeps the Score sheds new light on the routes away from trauma - which lie in the regulation and syncing of body and mind, using sport, drama, yoga, mindfulness, meditation and other routes to equilibrium.

Book information

ISBN: 9780141978611
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.852106
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 7
Number of pages: viii, 443
Weight: 320g
Height: 128mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 23mm