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Trauma and recovery : from domestic abuse to political terror / Judith Lewis Herman.

By: Herman, Judith Lewis, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Basic Books, 1992Description: xi, 276 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780465087655 (hbk.).Subject(s): Post-traumatic stress disorder | Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Treatment | Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic | Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapyDDC classification: 616.8521 HER Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Part 1 Traumatic disorders: a forgotten history; terror; disconnection; captivity; child abuse; a new diagnosis. Part 2 Stages of recovery: a healing relationship; safety; remembrance and mourning; reconnection; commonality.
Summary: Integrating clinical and social perspectives without sacrificing either the complexity of individual experience or the breadth of political context, this book explores the psychological consequences of the full range of traumatic life events.
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First published in the USA by Basic Books, 1992.
2001 reprint includes new afterword: p. [237]-247.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-267) and index.

Part 1 Traumatic disorders: a forgotten history; terror; disconnection; captivity; child abuse; a new diagnosis. Part 2 Stages of recovery: a healing relationship; safety; remembrance and mourning; reconnection; commonality.

Integrating clinical and social perspectives without sacrificing either the complexity of individual experience or the breadth of political context, this book explores the psychological consequences of the full range of traumatic life events.

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