Discover how people experience trauma and what feelings they battle. Learn ways to support them as well as overcome your own hurdles.
Trauma is a potentially fatal menace, one to which society needs to pay attention
Trauma has the power to disrupt and destroy one’s life, and therefore, we need to know more about it. Traumatic experiences come from events that cause deep pain, sorrow, and sadness. If a person is traumatized, they suffer the risk of depression and even death.
Dealing with trauma requires a lot of things, many of which you’ll find detailed in this summary. Trauma is widespread across the world, and it's worrying. What's worse is we pay little attention to it, making it hard for people to seek help.
Trauma is not limited to war veterans who have experienced terrible things, it’s prevalent among many people in society.
Trauma doesn't necessarily require a horrific thing to occur, it can happen to anyone, and that's why we should pay it more attention. It can be due to an experience or something that has caused you frustration, stress, or deep pain, leaving you totally helpless. It can also occur due to a mistake or adversity that has plagued your life.
To fully understand how to overcome depression and painful experiences, continue through the chapters of this easy-to-follow summary.
Numbness causes a lack of emotional attachment, especially among war victims
For war veterans and victims of war, numbness might set in. Many find it hard to love their family or friends; the only thing that interests them is the adrenaline rush of the war they've experienced. Numbness occurs when a person is emotionally uninterested in things that are supposed to matter to them.
How the compulsion to repeat makes us relive the hurt
The link between body and mind
The benefits of practicing mindfulness
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What is The Body Keeps The Score about?
In this groundbreaking book, a renowned psychiatrist explores the profound impact of trauma on the human body, mind, and soul. Drawing on decades of research and clinical experience, the author reveals how trauma can reshape our brains and bodies, leading to a range of physical and psychological symptoms. Through compelling case studies and innovative therapies, he offers hope and guidance for healing, emphasizing the importance of understanding the intricate connection between the brain, mind, and body in the journey towards recovery.
Who should read The Body Keeps The Score
Mental health professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding of trauma healing.
Individuals who have experienced trauma and want to explore healing options.
Researchers and academics interested in the intersection of psychology and neuroscience.