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The boy who was raised as a dog : and other stories from a child psychiatrist's notebook : what traumatized children can teach us about loss, love, and healing

Author: Bruce Duncan Perry; Maia Szalavitz
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry shares the stories of trauma and transformation he has encountered in his line of work, describing what happens to a child's brain when exposed to extreme stress and how innovative treatments are helping those children heal and become healthy adults.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Case studies
Case Reports
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Duncan Perry; Maia Szalavitz
ISBN: 9780465056538 0465056539
OCLC Number: 271878077
Notes: "Hardcover first published in 2006 by Basic Books"--Title page verso.
Description: ix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Tina's world --
For your own good --
Stairway to heaven --
Skin hunger --
The coldest heart --
The boy who was raised as a dog --
Satanic panic --
The raven --
"Mom is lying. Mom is hurting me. Please call the police" --
The kindness of children --
Healing communities.
Responsibility: Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz.

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Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells  Read more...
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