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
ISBN: 0465094457
EAN13: 9780465094455
Language: English
Pages: 448
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Basic Books

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

Book Overview
A renowned psychiatrist reveals how trauma affects children-and outlines the path to recovery Fascinating and upbeat....Dr. Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist. (Mary Pipher, PhD) How does trauma affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? In the classic The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog , Dr. Perry explains what happens to the brains of children exposed to extreme stress and shares their lessons of courage, humanity, and hope. Only when we understand the science of the mind and the power of love and nurturing, can we hope to heal the spirit of even the most wounded child.