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Trauma and Recovery
from domestic abuse to political terror
Author: Herman, Judith Lewis
Format: Book
Since its first publication in 1992, "Trauma and recovery" has become the basic text for understanding trauma survivors. By placing individual experience in a broader frame, Judith Herman demonstrates that psychological trauma can be understood only within its social context.This book describes trauma resulting from war, child abuse, rape and domestic violence. It is written from a feminist point of view. The experience of trauma and the stages of recovery are discussed
Trauma Child Abuse Rape and sexual assault Domestic violence Feminism Dialectics Trauma counselling
Table of contents
Part 1. Traumatic Disorders
1. A Forgotten History
2. Terror
3. Disconnection
4. Captivity
5. Child Abuse
6. A New Diagnosis
Part 2. Stages of Recovery
7. A Healing Relationship
8. Safety
9. Remembrance and Mourning
10. Reconnection
11. Commonality
Afterword, The dialectic of trauma continues
Epilogue to the 2015 edition
Published: Basic Books; New York, NY, USA
Shelf Number: Tr29 3rd ed
Acquisiton Number: 5192
ISBN: 9780465061716

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