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
Revised and updated edition/Second trade paperback edition.
What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog , he tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the brain's astonishing capacity for healing. Deftly combining unforgettable case histories with his own compassionate, insightful strategies for rehabilitation, Perry explains what exactly happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress-and reveals the unexpected measures that can be taken to ease a child's pain and help him grow into a healthy adult. Through the stories of children who recover-physically, mentally, and emotionally-from the most devastating circumstances, Perry shows how simple things like surroundings, affection, language, and touch can deeply impact the developing brain, for better or for worse. In this deeply informed and moving book, Bruce Perry dramatically demonstrates that only when we understand the science of the mind can we hope to heal the spirit of even the most wounded child.
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|author||Perry, Bruce Duncan, 1955-|
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|detailed_location_boulder||Boulder Main NEW Adult Non-Fiction|
|display_description||Includes material on "genocide survivors, witnesses to their own parents' murders, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence ... explains what happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress, and the author reveals how today's innovative treatments are helping ease children's pain, allowing them to become healthy adults.|
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Child psychiatry -- Popular works
Psychic trauma in children
Psychic trauma in children -- Case studies
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapy
|title_display||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|
|title_full||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 / Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD, and Maia Szalavitz|
|title_short||The boy who was raised as a dog|
|title_sub||and other stories from a child psychiatrist's notebook : what traumatized children can teach us about loss, love, and healing|
Psychic trauma in children
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic