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    • The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

    • And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook
    • By: Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,579
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,394
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,394

    What happens when a young child is traumatized? How does terror affect a child's mind---and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses to their own parents' murders, children raised in closets and cages, the Branch Davidian children, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, he tells their stories of trauma and transformation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Changed a Sixth-Grade Teacher's Life

    • By Marilyn on 11-05-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Born for Love

    • Why Empathy Is Essential - and Endangered
    • By: Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    From birth, when babies' fingers instinctively cling to those of adults, their bodies and brains seek an intimate connection - a bond made possible by empathy, the remarkable ability to love and to share the feelings of others. In this unforgettable book, award-winning science journalist Maia Szalavitz and renowned child psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry explain how empathy develops, why it is essential both to human happiness and for a functional society, and how it is threatened in a modern world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-01-16

    Regular price: $27.99