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Traumatic Stress
The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society

Edited by Bessel A. van der Kolk, Alexander C. McFarlane, and Lars Weisaeth

596 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"
Paperback
November 2006
ISBN 978-1-57230-457-4
Cat. #0457
Price: $55.00 $46.75
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Hardcover
May 1996
ISBN 978-1-57230-088-0
Cat. #0088
Price: $90.00 $76.50
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e-Book
March 2011
ISBN 978-1-60623-845-5
EPUB format
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Now in paperback, this bestselling classic presents seminal theory and research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Together, the leading editors and contributors comprehensively examine how trauma affects an individual's biology, conceptions of the world, and psychological functioning. Key topics include why certain people cope successfully with traumatic experiences while others do not, the neurobiological processes underlying PTSD symptomatology, enduring questions surrounding traumatic memories and dissociation, and the core components of effective interventions. A highly influential work that laid the foundation for many of the field's continuing advances, this volume remains an immensely informative and thought-provoking clinical reference and text. A new preface to the paperback edition situates the book within the context of contemporary research developments.
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