Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse / Edition 1

Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse / Edition 1

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by Jennifer J. Freyd
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0674068068

ISBN-13: 9780674068063

Pub. Date: 02/06/1998

Publisher: Harvard


This book lays bare the logic of forgotten abuse. Psychologist Jennifer Freyd's breakthrough theory explaining this phenomenon shows how psychogenic amnesia not only happens but, if the abuse occurred at the hands of a parent or caregiver, is often necessary for survival. Freyd's book will give embattled professionals, beleaguered abuse survivors, and the confused

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This book lays bare the logic of forgotten abuse. Psychologist Jennifer Freyd's breakthrough theory explaining this phenomenon shows how psychogenic amnesia not only happens but, if the abuse occurred at the hands of a parent or caregiver, is often necessary for survival. Freyd's book will give embattled professionals, beleaguered abuse survivors, and the confused public a new, clear understanding of the lifelong effects and treatment of child abuse.

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ISBN-13:
9780674068063
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
02/06/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

1. Betrayal Blindness

2. Conceptual Knots

3. Context and Controversy

4. Why Forget?

5. Ways of Forgetting

6. Testable Predictions

7. Creating Connections

Afterword

References

Acknowledgments

Index

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Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Childhood Abuse 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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A truly wonderful clinical jem. Simply the most important book of this century. Every man and woman needs to have a copy of this work in some form. Buy it today. Buy it now.