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Body Remembers: Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment

Babette Rothschild

Body Remembers: Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment

Babette Rothschild

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The body appears to have an Remember It Well/> somatic memory of trauma experienced. A veteran Los Angeles psychotherapist summarizes scientific theories about stress responses, and offers case study-illustrated techniques for safely drawing on such memory as a therapeutic resource. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

- Publisher This book illuminates that physiology, shining a bright light on the impact of trauma on the body and the phenomenon of somatic memory. It is now thought that people who have been traumatized hold an implicit memory of traumatic events in their brains and bodies. That memory is often expressed in the symptomatology of posttraumatic stress disorder-nightmares, flashbacks, startle responses, and dissociative behaviors. In essence, the body of the traumatized individual refuses to be ignored. While reducing the chasm between scientific theory and clinical practice and bridging the gap between talk therapy and body therapy, Rothschild presents principles and non-touch techniques for giving the body its due. With an eye to its relevance for clinicians, she consolidates current knowledge about the psychobiology of the stress response both in normally challenging situations and during extreme and prolonged trauma. This gives clinicians from all disciplines a foundation for speculating about

- Publisher For both clinicians and their clients there is tremendous value inunderstanding the psychophysiology of trauma and knowing what to doabout its manifestations.

- Publisher

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About "Body Remembers: Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment"

The body appears to have an Remember It Well/> somatic memory of trauma experienced. A veteran Los Angeles psychotherapist summarizes scientific theories about stress responses, and offers case study-illustrated techniques for safely drawing on such memory as a therapeutic resource. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
- Publisher

This book illuminates that physiology, shining a bright light on the impact of trauma on the body and the phenomenon of somatic memory. It is now thought that people who have been traumatized hold an implicit memory of traumatic events in their brains and bodies. That memory is often expressed in the symptomatology of posttraumatic stress disorder-nightmares, flashbacks, startle responses, and dissociative behaviors. In essence, the body of the traumatized individual refuses to be ignored. While reducing the chasm between scientific theory and clinical practice and bridging the gap between talk therapy and body therapy, Rothschild presents principles and non-touch techniques for giving the body its due. With an eye to its relevance for clinicians, she consolidates current knowledge about the psychobiology of the stress response both in normally challenging situations and during extreme and prolonged trauma. This gives clinicians from all disciplines a foundation for speculating about
- Publisher

For both clinicians and their clients there is tremendous value inunderstanding the psychophysiology of trauma and knowing what to doabout its manifestations.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Babette Rothschild

Babette Rothschild , MSW, LCSW, has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1976. Author of 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery and the best-selling The Body Remembers , and member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, she gives lectures and professional trainings around the world. She lives in Los Angeles.

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  • Catalogue Code 185330
  • Product Code 0393703274
  • EAN 9780393703276
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher W.w. Norton & Company
  • Publication Date Oct 2000
  • Sales Rank #19530
  • Dimensions 242 x 165 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.462kg

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