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The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma Paperback – Import, 1 December 2015

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  • Publisher : Penguin Press; 1st edition (1 December 2015)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 464 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0141978619
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0141978611
  • Dimensions : 12.9 x 2 x 19.8 cm
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Fascinating, hard to put down, and filled with powerful case histories. . . . the most important series of breakthroughs in mental health in the last thirty years -- Norman Doidge, author of The Brain That Changes Itself

Dr. van der Kolk's masterpiece combines the boundless curiosity of the scientist, the erudition of the scholar, and the passion of the truth teller -- Judith Herman, M.D., author of Trauma and Recovery

A seminal book that outlines the author's pioneering work -- Thea Jane May ― Vogue

Draws on 30 years of experience to argue powerfully that trauma is one of the West's most urgent public health issues... Packed with science and human stories ... van der Kolk has a lot to say, and the struggle and resilience of his patients is very moving ― New Scientist

A gripping bestseller about where trauma goes, and its disastrous effects on both individuals and societies. Deeply interesting. ― Times

A masterpiece of powerful understanding and brave heartedness, one of the most intelligent and helpful works on trauma I have ever read. . . a brilliant synthesis of clinical cases, neuroscience, powerful tools and caring humanity, offering a whole new level of healing -- Jack Kornfied, author of A Path With Heart

Incredible -- William Leith, 'Books of the Year' ― Evening Standard

Everyone should read this book -- Nigella Lawson

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A world expert presents a sympathetic exploration of the causes of trauma and the new treatments making it possible for sufferers to reclaim their lives

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