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Karr-Morse, Robin
Scared sick : the role of childhood trauma in adult disease / Robin Karr-Morse with Meredith S. Wiley
Alternate Title Role of childhood trauma in adult disease
New York : Basic Books, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BF175.5.P75 K37 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Psychic trauma in children -- Health aspects
Psychic trauma
Fear in children -- Health aspects
Fear -- Health aspects
Physical Description xvii, 301 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-288) and index
Contents Monster in the closet : trauma in the body -- Things that go bump in the night : the biology of stress and trauma -- Scared sick : how experience becomes biology -- Little traumas : prenatal and perinatal -- Little traumas : infancy and toddlerhood -- Nowhere to run : when parents are the source of trauma -- No place to hide : the role of genetics and epigenetics -- Security blanket : the biology of secure attachment -- Rock a bye : therapy and beyond -- It's a small world after all -- Appendix A. Preventing trauma to young children during divorce -- Appendix B. Maltreatment in childhood (correlations) -- Appendix C. Recognizing trauma : early signs of distress in preschoolers -- Appendix D. Working with traumatized children -- Appendix E. Effective programs and policies
Summary "In Scared Sick, childhood expert and therapist Robin Karr-Morse and lawyer and strategist Meredith Wiley propose that chronic fear experienced in infancy and early childhood lies at the root of numerous diseases as well as emotional and behavioral pathologies in adults."--Jacket
Alternate Author Wiley, Meredith S

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