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Author Herman, Judith Lewis, 1942-, author.
Title Trauma and recovery : the aftermath of violence, from domestic abuse to political terror / Judith Herman, M.D. ; with a new epilogue by the author.
Imprint New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2015].
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 SMHS Library RPH  616.8521 HER 1997    AVAILABLE


Phys. Description ix, 326 pages ; 21 cm
Note Originally published: 1992, 2015 edition includes a new epilogue by the author.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-317) and index.
Contents Traumatic Disorders -- A Forgotten History -- Terror -- Disconnection -- Captivity -- Child Abuse -- A New Diagnosis -- Stages of Recovery -- A Healing Relationship -- Safety -- Remembrance and Mourning -- Reconnection -- Commonality.
Summary Trauma and Recovery is universally recognised as a classic in the field of psychology. By placing individual experience in the broader political frame, Judith Herman argue psychological trauma can be understood only in a social context. Drawing on her own research and literature, Herman shows suprising parallels between private horrors like child abuse and public horrors like war.
Subject Stress disorder, Post-Traumatic.
Stress disorder, Post-Traumatic -- rehabilitation.
Stress disorder, Post-Traumatic -- therapy.
ISBN 9780465061716 (paperback)