The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

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The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

I was abused throughout my childhood. I ended up a runaway in the late sixties, and at 14 was assaulted for five days in the St. Louis youth facility.
Nothing matches this book for explaining me to me. With accessible and powerful language, anecdotes, and good science, van der Kolk makes the case for how trauma rewires us, and what we can do about it.
I have waited for this book my whole life.