Childhood trauma

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

This book has been written by Bessel van der Kolk. The publishers say: “Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew…
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Not Crazy: You May Not Be Mentally Ill

The publishers of this 2011 book (by Charles L. Whitfield) say: “… It exposes the pseudo-science behind modern biological psychiatry that misdiagnoses people who have painful emotional, psychological and behavioral symptoms as being ‘mentally ill’ and then mistreats them with…
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Trauma-informed mental healthcare in the UK

The abstract of this 2015 research paper – Trauma-informed mental healthcare in the UK: what is it and how can we further its development? – says: “Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe and explain trauma-informed approaches (TIAs) to mental health. It outlines evidence on the link between trauma and mental health, explains the…
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