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Author Scaer, Robert C.

Title The body bears the burden : trauma, dissociation, and disease / Robert C. Scaer.

Publication Info. New York : Haworth Medical Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.8521 S278B    Check Shelf
Description xxvi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-237) and index.
Contents Concepts of traumatization: the role of boundaries -- Trauma, instinct, and the brain: the fight/flight/freeze response -- The Whiplash Syndrome I: symptoms in search of a meaning -- The Whiplash Syndrome II: a model for traumatization -- Trauma and brain plasticity -- Diseases of traumatic stress -- Trauma reenactment -- Somatic dissociation -- Sources of trauma -- Trauma therapy: future directions -- Case histories: the somatic spectrum of trauma.
Subject Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Treatment.
Bioenergetic psychotherapy.
Mind and body therapies.
Somatoform disorders -- Treatment.
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- physiopathology.
Dissociative Disorders -- physiopathology.
Psychophysiologic Disorders -- physiopathology.
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- psychology.
Wounds and Injuries -- psychology.
ISBN 0789012464 soft
0789012456 hardcover
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