The Body Keeps the Score
Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
By: Bessel van der Kolk MD
The effects of trauma can be devastating for sufferers, their families and future generations. Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind, brain and body. 'Van der Kolk draws on thirty years of experience to argue powerfully that trauma is one of the West's most urgent public health issues . . . Packed with science and human stories.'