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Traumatic Stress

By: Bessel A. van der Kolk, Alexander C. McFarlane, Lars Weisaeth
Narrated by: Bob Souer
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Publisher's summary

This best-selling classic presents seminal theory and research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Together, the leading editors and contributors comprehensively examine how trauma affects an individual's biology, conceptions of the world, and psychological functioning. Key topics include why certain people cope successfully with traumatic experiences while others do not, the neurobiological processes underlying PTSD symptomatology, enduring questions surrounding traumatic memories and dissociation, and the core components of effective interventions. A highly influential work that laid the foundation for many of the field's continuing advances, this volume remains an immensely informative and thought-provoking clinical reference.

©1996 The Guilford Press; Preface to the Paperback Edition copyright 2007 by The Guilford Press (P)2017 Tantor

Critic reviews

"It is impossible to capture the richness, breadth of perspective, and sheer clinical wisdom that van der Kolk and his colleagues bring to this volume." ( Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic)