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Author Scaer, Robert C.

Title The trauma spectrum : hidden wounds and human resiliency / Robert Scaer.

Publication Info. New York : Norton, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.8521 S278T    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-298) and index.
Contents Trauma and meaning -- I: Brain mechanisms and trauma -- The brain/mind/body continuum -- How the brain helps us to survive -- Trauma as imprisonment of the mind -- Genes, experience, and behavior -- II: The trauma spectrum -- Preverbal trauma -- The spectrum of societal trauma: from neglect to violence -- The trauma of illness and its treatment -- III: Trauma in health and disease -- Somatic dissociation: conversion hysteria, stigmata, and reflex sympathetic dystrophy -- Diseases of stress and trauma -- Healing trauma and the power of the human spirit -- Understanding your life.
Subject Psychic trauma.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Stress Disorders, Traumatic -- physiopathology.
Stress Disorders, Traumatic -- psychology.
Psychophysiologic Disorders -- physiopathology.
Stress, Psychological -- physiopathology.
Wounds and Injuries -- psychology.
ISBN 0393704661
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