Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
In this groundbreaking book, a leading clinical psychiatrist redefines how we think about and treat victims of trauma. A "stunning achievement" that remains a "classic for our generation." (Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., author of The Body Keeps the Score).
Trauma and Recovery is revered as the seminal text on understanding trauma survivors. By placing individual experience in a broader political frame, Harvard psychiatrist Judith Herman argues that psychological trauma is inseparable from its social and political context. Drawing on her own research on incest, as well as a vast literature on combat veterans and victims of political terror, she shows surprising parallels between private horrors like child abuse and public horrors like war.
Hailed by the New York Times as "one of the most important psychiatry works to be published since Freud," Trauma and Recovery is essential reading for anyone who seeks to understand how we heal and are healed.
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Very useful bookUser Review - NYCru - Overstock.com
This text really is a useful text on trauma recovery. Worth the read especially if you are in the psychology counseling or coaching field or you are trying to heal old wounds Read full review
A Landmark BookUser Review - kristenn - Overstock.com
As a social work student this was really the one book that completely changed the way I understood mental illness. This book is essential to anyone in the field old and new it will revolutionize the ... Read full review
Remembrance and Mourning
The Dialectic of Trauma
Epilogue to the 2015 Edition
Stages of Recovery
A Healing Relationship