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Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us about Loss, Love, and Healing

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ISBN-10: 0465056539

ISBN-13: 9780465056538

Edition: 2008

Authors: Maia Szalavitz, Bruce Perry

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What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, he tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the brain's astonishing capacity for healing. Deftly combining unforgettable case histories with his own compassionate, insightful strategies for rehabilitation, Perry explains what exactly happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress--and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 12/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Author's Note
Tina's World
For Your Own Good
Stairway to Heaven
Skin Hunger
The Coldest Heart
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Satanic Panic
The Raven
"Mom Is Lying. Mom Is Hurting Me. Please Call the Police."
The Kindness of Children
Healing Communities