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Bookreview : The Body Keeps the Score

Bookreview : The Body Keeps the Score

Title of the book:           The Body keeps the Score
Author:                              Bessel A. van der Kolk
Year of appearance:     2014

The body stores trauma even more reliably than the mind – as the title of the book suggests. Comprised of 20 chapters, broken into five thematic sections, van der Kolk’s 2014 book provides the reader with an excellent account of the effects of trauma and the ways trauma dis-integrates the connection between one’s body, mind and emotions.

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