The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

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

Bessel van der Kolk

443 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

nonfiction health psychology challenging informative reflective slow-paced

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A pioneering researcher and one of the world's foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healingTrauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has be...

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informative 95%
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reflective 53%
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inspiring 27%
hopeful 24%
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dark 17%
tense 8%

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