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The Deepest Well

Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity
Narrated by: Dr Nadine Burke Harris
Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
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A pioneering physician reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle.

A pioneer in the field of medicine, TED Talk speaker and subject of a New Yorker profile, Dr Nadine Burke Harris is leading a movement to transform the way we respond to the public health crisis of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress that dramatically impacts our health and longevity. By revealing the science behind childhood adversity, this audiobook offers a new way of understanding the adverse events that affect us throughout our lifetime. Based on her own groundbreaking clinical work and public leadership, Burke Harris shows us how we can disrupt this cycle through interventions that help retrain the brain and body, foster resilience, and help children, families, and adults live healthier, happier lives.

Like the classic Silent Spring, this audiobook helps listeners see a problem hiding in plain sight that impacts us all. By looking at the widespread crisis of childhood adversity through the objective lens of science and medicine, this book provides a road map for deeper understanding and change.

©2018 Dr Nadine Burke Harris (P)2018 Macmillan Digital Audio

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  • dalzwils
  • 08-19-18

This book answered so many questions

My sister and I had to deal with some of the issues highlighted in this book and MY GOD does it put things into perspective! I actually understood some of the behaviours I experienced personally and well as having to deal with my baby sisters issues... just wow!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-06-18

Amazing is not enough

Loved this book, the very essence of the Resilience film made with Sundance. A worthy listen for everyone interacting with children and young people either as a parent, relative, teacher, youth worker, social worker, children's panel member, residential managers, police officers, doctors, nurses, paramedics. If you cross paths with children and young people this book is an absolute must, gaining an understanding of the full picture of adversity. I hope to hear much more from this author, researcher, doctor and visionary... its the tip of an enormous iceberg!

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  • Mrs M J Atkins
  • 05-01-18

wow, inspiring brave thought provoking, insightful

wow, this is nspiring, brave, thought provoking, veey insightful and full of amazing useful takeaways.

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  • MikeD
  • 05-01-19

This is a autobiography in disguise (massive ego)

This is 10 hours when it should have been 3. there is very little to learn that is not all said in (The Wisdom of Your Cells: How Your Beliefs Control Your Biology by Bruce Lipton)

This is really a autobiography in disguise you will learn Zero

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  • Megan Liddicoat
  • 02-18-19

Engaging, informative, critically important

A compelling and highly informative narrative on a critical issue with potential to change the world. It was hard to put down. Highly recommend.

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  • Michael H
  • 01-12-19

One of the most important books I have ever read

This book is something that everyone person on the planet needs to read. Burke-Harris takes complex scientific studies and presents it in a fascinating yet simple to read format.

This book is a must for all parents, teachers and anyone who works with young people.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-19-18

Beautiful

Well written and moving, providing a powerful message and insight on the effects of adversity that is underrated and often over seen.