9780465056538

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780465056538

  • ISBN10:

    0465056539

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2007
  • Publisher: BASIC BOOKS

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Summary

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 their stories of trauma and transformation.

Author Biography

Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. is the Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy, a Houston-based non-profit organization which promotes innovations in service, research and education in child maltreatment and childhood trauma. He has served as a consultant to the FBI and is the former Chief of Psychiatry at Texas Children's Hospital, as well as former Vice-Chairman for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. He lives in Houston, Texas and Alberta, Canada. Maia Szalavitz is an award-winning journalist who specializes in science and health. She is the author of Help at Any Cost: How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids and Recovery Options: The Complete Guide with Joseph Volpicelli, M.D., Ph.D. She lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Author's Notep. ix
Introductionp. 1
Tina's Worldp. 7
For Your Own Goodp. 31
Stairway to Heavenp. 57
Skin Hungerp. 81
The Coldest Heartp. 99
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dogp. 125
Satanic Panicp. 155
The Ravenp. 179
"Mom Is Lying. Mom Is Hurting Me. Please Call the Police."p. 203
The Kindness of Childrenp. 215
Healing Communitiesp. 231
Appendixp. 247
Acknowledgmentsp. 251
Notesp. 255
Indexp. 265
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