The Boy who was Raised as a Dog
Score: 4.5
From 20 Ratings

The Boy who was Raised as a Dog


  • Author : Bruce Duncan Perry
  • Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)
  • Release Date : 2007-01-08
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465056521


The Boy who was Raised as a Dog Book Description :

Through real-life examples, a noted child psychiatrist and neuroscientist examines the impact of trauma on children's brains, and reveals the innovative therapeutic techniques used to treat trauma-related psychiatric problems in children....

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog


  • Author : Bruce D. Perry
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465094462


The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog Book Description :

In this instant classic of developmental psychology, a renowned psychiatrist examines the effect that trauma can have on a child, reveals how PTSD impacts the developing mind, and outlines the path to recovery. What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind -- and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Dr. Bruce D. Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, Dr. Perry tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the brain's astonishing capacity for healing. Deftly combining unforgettable case histories wi...

Born for Love
Score: 5
From 4 Ratings

Born for Love


  • Author : Bruce D. Perry
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-04-06
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061987670


Born for Love Book Description :

“Bruce Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist.” —Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia Born for Love is the definitive book on empathy. Renowned psychiatrist Bruce Perry has appeared on Oprah, CNN, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, and other programs as an expert in this hot area of neuroscience, and has been cited as such in Newsweek, the New York Times, and The New Yorker (in a story written by Malcolm Gladwell). He and co-writer Maia Szalavitz explore empathy’s startling importance in human evolution and its significance for our children and our society. The authors of The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog present a powerful case that love is essential…and endangered....

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog


  • Author : Bruce Perry
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2007-01-08
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0465056520


The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog Book Description :

What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, he tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the brain's astonishing capacity for healing. Deftly combining unforgettable case histories with his own compassionate, insightful strategies for rehabilitation, Perry explains what exactly happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress-and reveals the unexpected measures that can be taken to ease a chil...

The Romance Of Risk

The Romance Of Risk


  • Author : Lynn Ponton
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2008-08-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0786725400


The Romance Of Risk Book Description :

Dr. Lynn Ponton has devoted her clinical practice to a particular community--teenagers in trouble. Whether these kids are struggling with peers, experimenting with drugs, stealing cars, or having unprotected sex, they have something in common: they are all involved in unhealthy risk-taking. And their parents are scared. "How did my child get involved in this dangerous situation?” they ask. "And what can I do?”Their fears are justified: today’s teens have more opportunities for taking dangerous risks than ever before. But in The Romance of Risk, Dr. Ponton refutes the traditional idea that risk-taking is primarily an angry power struggle with parents--so-called teenage rebellion--and re-defines it as a potentially positive testing process whereb...

Lost Boys

Lost Boys


  • Author : James Garbarino
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385499323


Lost Boys Book Description :

The psychologist examines trends in violence by young boys, analyzing his twenty-five years of work with violent adolescents to develop recommendations for preventive measures...

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health


  • Author : Kristie Brandt
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 2014-10-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781585625291


Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Book Description :

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Core Concepts and Clinical Practice is a groundbreaking book that provides an overview of the field from both theoretical and clinical viewpoints. The editors and chapter authors -- some of the field's foremost researchers and teachers -- describe from their diverse perspectives key concepts fundamental to infant-parent and early childhood mental health work. The complexity of this emerging field demands an interdisciplinary approach, and the book provides a clear, comprehensive, and coherent text with an abundance of clinical applications to increase understanding and help the reader to integrate the concepts into clinical practice. Offering both cutting-edge coverage and a format that facilitates learning, ...

Intentional Responsive Adult Practices  Supporting Kids to Not Only Overcome Adversity But to Thrive

Intentional Responsive Adult Practices Supporting Kids to Not Only Overcome Adversity But to Thrive


  • Author : Erik K. Laursen PhD
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2018-07-26
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483486215


Intentional Responsive Adult Practices Supporting Kids to Not Only Overcome Adversity But to Thrive Book Description :

This book draws on positive psychology as well as strengths-based and solution-focused practices to empower adults to help children instead of reacting to their behavior. Erik K. Laursen, PhD, who has spent his career helping high-risk children and their families, identifies ten intentional responsive adult practices to give children the tools they need to overcome adversity. Learn how to: support young people to grow and develop throughout childhood, adolescence, into young adulthood; provide supportive relationships where children and young people thrive; and help children overcome social and emotional problems that are significant barriers to well-being. While numerous books, articles, and courses focus on the long-term effects of childhood trauma...

Stories of Pain  Trauma  and Survival

Stories of Pain Trauma and Survival


  • Author : Sarah E. Meisinger
  • Publisher : National Assn of Social Workers Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000064205335


Stories of Pain Trauma and Survival Book Description :

This volume is filled with anecdotal examples of social work with individuals and groups in a variety of settings that include nonprofit agencies, child welfare services, and veteran's health care. Each story is followed by the author's personal and professional insights on how these experiences have informed her practice. She created this work in response to the need for undergraduate and graduate students to hear about real-life experiences working with traumatized clients and for new social workers experiencing the "baptism by fire" as they enter the profession. The author's main message to all social workers is that they can be more effective by getting "back to basics" and staying in touch with the core values of the profession. She notes that o...

Children Who See Too Much

Children Who See Too Much


  • Author : Betsy McAlister Groves
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0807031399


Children Who See Too Much Book Description :

“This is a valuable book to alert parents and therapists to the pain that children go through after witnessing violence.” —T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. In Children Who See Too Much, Betsy Groves debunks the myth that young age is a protector against the lasting effects of witnessing violence in the home. She makes the powerful case that traumatic events carried out by family members carry the most severe psychological risks for very young children and uses the newest cognitive research to explore how very young children process violence. Groves draws upon the Child Witness to Violence Program’s award-winning training programs for parents, teachers, police officers, clergy, and pediatric health care providers to lay out ways adults can understand ...