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Victims of Cruelty Somatic Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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ISBN-10: 1556433530

ISBN-13: 9781556433535

Edition: 2000

Authors: Maryanna Eckberg, Peter A. Levine

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InVictims of Cruelty, Maryanna Eckberg incorporates work with Vietnam veterans (the first to be diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder) and the Chowchilla kidnapping victims. This personal testimony of how people can heal after trauma is also a professional book describing the effects of personal and political repression and how we can liberate our bodies and minds from terror.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 11/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Maryanna Eckberg devoted her career to helping trauma victims and the victims of political torture. She worked for many years in El Salvador with the Commission on Human Rights, and at the Universidad Jose Simeon Canas. Her work during the last years of her life focused on publishing and speaking on somatic and verbal interventions in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. She died in October of 1999.

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Shock Trauma and a Somatic Perspective
The Clinical Process: A Somatic Orientation
Transference and Societal Trauma
A Psychologist in El Salvador: Part One
A Psychologist in El Salvador: Part Two
Colleen's Story: Survivor of a Near Fatal Accident
Edith's Story: A Survivor of Political Torture
Hanah's Story: A Survivor of Childhood Torture
My Story: A Survivor of Incest and Medical Abuse
Somatic Interventions
Chapter Notes
References
Index