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    DescriptionWhat 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: genocide survivors, witnesses to their own parents' murders, children raised in closets and cages, the Branch Davidian children, and victims of family violence. In "The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog," he tells their stories of trauma and transformation. Dr. Perry clearly explains what happens to the brain when children are exposed to extreme stress. He reveals his innovative methods for helping to ease their pain, allowing them to become healthy adults. This deeply informed and moving book 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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    Title
    The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
    Subtitle
    and Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bruce Duncan Perry, By (author) Maia Szalavitz, Narrator Danny Campbell
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452604831
    ISBN 10: 1452604835
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: JMC, MMH
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 618
    BISAC V2.8: MED069000, PSY006000, PSY004000
    DC22: 618.92
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 56960
    DC22: 150.83
    LC classification: RJ
    Thema V1.0: JMC, MKL, MKMT3, MKD
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    31 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., is a senior fellow at the ChildTrauma Academy and has served as a consultant to the FBI. Maia Szalavitz is an award-winning journalist who specializes in science and health and the author of "Help at Any Cost." Actor Danny Campbell has appeared in CBS's "The Guardian," the recent films "A Pool, a Fool, and a Duel" and "Greater Than Gravity," and over twenty-five commercials. An "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner, his narrative work includes the part of David Foster Wallace in Mike Lipsky's "Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself."
    Review quote
    "Readable, informative about the workings of language, memory, trust, and choice, and ultimately optimistic---while critical of a society that exudes violence and ignores prevention---this book demands and deserves attention from parents, educators, policymakers, courts, and therapists. Highly recommended." ---Library Journal Starred Review