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

Bessel van der Kolk

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 24-09-2015

£10.99

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? This book offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress.

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SKU: 9780141978611

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Description

‘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.’Van der Kolk draws on thirty years of experience to argue powerfully that trauma is one of the West’s most urgent public health issues … Packed with science and human stories’ New Scientist’Everyone should read this book’ Nigella Lawson

Additional information

Weight 0.319 kg
Dimensions 20 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 464