(by Bessel A. van der Kolk, Alexander C. McFarlane, & Lars Weisaeth) – Recommended by Hilary Stephenson
This is a helpful text on trauma and its clinical treatments. The book explores the individual and societal responses to trauma, acute traumatic reactions to trauma, and adaptations to trauma (i.e., course of posttraumatic reactions). It discusses early prevention and intervention strategies, as well as covers issues related to the therapeutic relationship.
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