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The trauma of everyday life / Mark Epstein, MD.

By: Publisher: New York, NY : The Penguin Press, 2013Description: 225 pages ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 9781594205132 (hardback)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 616.8521 23
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220) and index.

The predicament -- Primitive agony -- Everything is burning -- The rush to normal -- Dissociation -- Curiosity -- Going forth -- Feelings matter -- Implicit memory -- Dreams of the Buddha -- Reflections of mind -- A relational home.

Reveals how traumatic experiences can be used for positive mental development, challenging mainstream beliefs about healing and moving past trauma to explain how pain can provide learning opportunities and connect people to the world.

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