Score: 5
From 22 Ratings

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog


  • Author: Bruce D. Perry & Maia Szalavitz
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 5042464 Bytes


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 with...

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Score: 4.5
From 28 Ratings

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog


  • Author : Bruce Perry
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2007-12-05
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465003921


The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog Book Description :

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....

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Score: 4.5
From 20 Ratings

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog


  • Author : Bruce Perry
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2007-12-05
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465003921


The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog Book Description :

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....

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....

As Nature Made Him
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

As Nature Made Him


  • Author : John Colapinto
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062278319


As Nature Made Him Book Description :

In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine—and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision to live as a male. A macabre tale of medical arrogance, it is first and foremost a human drama of one man's—and one family's—amazing survival in the face of terrible odds....

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
Score: 4
From 65 Ratings

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle


  • Author : David Wroblewski
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release Date : 2009-03-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307371898


The Story of Edgar Sawtelle Book Description :

A riveting family saga, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle explores the deep and ancient alliance between humans and dogs, and the power of fate through one boy’s epic journey into the wild. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong companion. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar's uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelle's once-peaceful home. When Edgar's father dies suddenly, Claude insinuates himself into the life of the farm – and into Edgar's mother’s affections. Grief-stricken and bewildered, Edga...

A Friend Like Henry
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

A Friend Like Henry


  • Author : Nuala Gardner
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Release Date : 2011-08-18
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444718928


A Friend Like Henry Book Description :

This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world - and how a beautiful retreiver dog made the real difference. Dale was still a baby when his parents realised that something wasn't right. Worried, his mother Nuala took him to see several doctors, before finally hearing the word 'autism' for the first time. Scared but determined that Dale should live a fulfilling life, Nuala describes her despair at her son's condition, her struggle to prevent Dale being excluded from a 'normal' education and her sense of hopeless isolation. Dale's autism was severe and violent and family life was a daily battleground. But the Gardner's lives were transformed when they welcomed a gorgeous Golden Retriever into the family. T...

Sounder
Score: 4
From 42 Ratings

Sounder


  • Author : William H. Armstrong
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062105561


Sounder Book Description :

This powerful Newbery-winning classic tells the story of the great coon dog Sounder and his family. An African American boy and his family rarely have enough to eat. Each night, the boy's father takes their dog, Sounder, out to look for food. The man grows more desperate by the day. When food suddenly appears on the table one morning, it seems like a blessing. But the sheriff and his deputies are not far behind. The ever-loyal Sounder remains determined to help the family he loves as hard times bear down. This classic novel shows the courage, love, and faith that bind a family together despite the racism and inhumanity they face in the nineteenth-century deep South. Readers who enjoy timeless dog stories such as Old Yeller and Where the Red Fern Grow...

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...