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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog [Third Edition] And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook -- What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

By: Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Basic Books: 2017

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 9780465094455

ISBN: 0465094457

Condition: New


What happens when a young child is traumatized? How does terror affect a child's mind-and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: homicide survivors, witnesses to their own parents' murders, children raised in closets and cages, the Branch Davidian children, and victims of extreme neglect and family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, Dr. Perry tells their stories of trauma and transformation. He explains what happens to the brain when children are exposed to extreme stress and trauma and reveals his innovative (n... View more info

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Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness

By: Karen Tyrrell

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Digital Future Press: 2012

Seller ID: 000091

ISBN: 0987274007

Condition: New


ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness reveals how Karen Tyrrell, a dedicated Australian teacher is repeatedly harassed by parents at her school to breaking point and beyond. In a fit of desperation, she escapes and runs. Police and medical professionals discover her hiding in a lonely motel, forcing her into the frightening world of the psychiatric system. The reader is taken back to the classroom, discovering how the harassment affected Karen as we journey through her gradual decline and disintegration leading to her incarceration. Later Karen performs an 'experiment', purposefully stressing over a... View more info

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Me and Him: A Guide to Recovery

By: Karen Tyrrell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Digital Future Press: 2013

Seller ID: 000092

ISBN: 0987274023

Condition: New


Me & Him: A Guide to Recovery reveals the shock discoveries casting Karen Tyrrell's first memoir Me & Her: A Memoir of Madness in a new light. An Australian teacher, Karen highlights the crucial role of her husband, Steve played as carer in her recovery from parent harassment and subsequent mental illness. In this self-help memoir, Karen shares practical mental-wellness advice, demystifies meditation, addresses sleep problems and explains how to beat depression and anxiety. Karen also discloses the dreaded secrets Steve finally revealed to her. 'On that fateful blue-sky day, my life as I knew ... View more info