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Recognizing Violence

Healing Invisible Wounds: Paths to Hope and Recovery in a Violent World By Richard F. Mollica Cover Image
ISBN: 9780826516411
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Published: Vanderbilt University Press - December 29th, 2008

In these personal reflections on his thirty years of clinical work with victims of genocide, torture, and abuse in the United States, Cambodia, Bosnia, and other parts of the world, Richard Mollica describes the surprising capacity of traumatized people to heal themselves.

The Unsayable: The Hidden Language of Trauma By Annie Rogers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812971668
Published: Ballantine Books - July 31st, 2007

In her twenty years as a clinical psychologist, Annie Rogers has learned to understand the silent language of girls who will not–who cannot–speak about devastating sexual trauma. Abuse too painful to put into words does have a language, though, a language of coded signs and symptoms that conventional therapy fails to understand.

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others By Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, Connie Burk Cover Image
ISBN: 9781576759448
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - May 4th, 2009

A longtime trauma worker, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll taken on those working to make the world a better place. We may feel tired, cynical, or numb or like we can never do enough.

I Can't Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors By Aphrodite T. Matsakis Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572240582
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - November 1st, 1996

In this ground-breaking book, Dr. Matsakis explains that post-traumatic stress disorder affects not just soldiers, but also suruvivors of many other types of trauma including:

Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets By Joanne Smith, Meghan Huppuch, Mandy Van Deven Cover Image
ISBN: 9781558616691
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Published: Feminist Press - April 12th, 2011

At every stage of education, sexual harassment is common, and often considered a rite of passage for young people. It's not unusual for a girl to hear "Hey, Shorty " on a daily basis, as she walks down the hall or comes into the school yard, followed by a sexual innuendo, insult, come-on, or assault.

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness By Peter A. Levine, Ph.D., Gabor Maté, MD (Foreword by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556439438
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Published: North Atlantic Books - September 28th, 2010

**Unraveling Trauma in the Body, Brain and Mind—a Revolution in Treatment**

Trauma Through a Child's Eyes: Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing By Peter A. Levine, Ph.D., Maggie Kline Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781556436307
Published: North Atlantic Books - December 26th, 2006

An essential guide for recognizing, preventing, and healing childhood trauma, from infancy through adolescence—what parents, educators, and health professionals can do.

The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing By Beverly Engel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780471454038
Published: Wiley - August 13th, 2003

"Engel doesn't just describe-she shows us the way out."
-Susan Forward, author of Emotional Blackmail Praise for the emotionally abusive relationship

The Emotionally Abused Woman: Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself By Beverly Engel, M.F.C.C. Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780449906446
Published: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 1992

“A sensible book, full of insight and hope,”* that offers support and guidance in freeing emotionally abused women from the cycle of abuse and establishing new healthy patterns of relating to others.


• Does your husband or lover constantly criticize you and put his needs before yours?

Coercive Control: The Entrapment of Women in Personal Life (Interpersonal Violence) By Evan Stark Cover Image
ISBN: 9780195384048
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 1st, 2009

One of the most important books ever written on domestic violence, Coercive Control breaks through entrenched views of physical abuse that have ultimately failed to protect women.

Healing from Trauma: A Survivor's Guide to Understanding Your Symptoms and Reclaiming Your Life By Jasmin Lee Cori, Robert Scaer, MD (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jasmin Lee Cori, Robert Scaer, MD (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781600940613
Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books - January 8th, 2008

Psychotherapist and trauma survivor Jasmin Lee Cori offers new insight into trauma-related difficulties (including PTSD, depression, substance abuse), provides self-care tools, candor about therapy and medications, and addresses spiritual issues.

Dangerous Relationships: How To Identify And Respond To The Seven Warning Signs Of A Troubled Relationship By Noelle C. Nelson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780738204659
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 10th, 2001

"A powerful and important book!…Dangerous Relationships could be a life saver."-Susan Forward, Therapist and Author, Men Who Hate Women & The Women Who Love Them and Toxic Parents"I would highly recommend this book to anyone who may be in a violent relationship, or to a relative or close personal friend who has concerns about the safety of someone they love."-Diane P.

Mejor sola que mal acompanada: For the Latina in an Abusive Relationship/Para la mujer golpeada By Myrna M. Zambrano Cover Image
ISBN: 9780931188268
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Published: Seal Press - February 2nd, 1993

Si eres una latina en una relacion donde hay abuso emocional o fisico, este libro es para ti. Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada ofrece apoyo, entendimiento, e informacion practica tocante a varios temas y preguntas, incluyendo: -Que es el abuso -Las esperanzas de la familia y la cultura -Obteniendo la asistencia de la policia, de servicios medicos y legales -Adonde puedes ir si te sales de tu casa -Que puede decir la iglesia -Protegiendo a tus ninos -Tratando con la discriminacion If you're a Latina involved in a physically or emotionally abisive relationship, this book is for you. Mejor Sola Que Mal Acompanada offers support, understanding, and practical information on many issues and questions, including: -What abuse is -Family and cultural expectations -Getting police, medical and legal assistance -Where you can go if you leave your home -What the church may say -Protecting your children -Dealing with discrimination

Men's Work: How to Stop the Violence That Tears Our Lives Apart By Paul Kivel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345471857
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 1st, 1995

In a world that thrives on aggression and physical force, male violence has become an all-too-frequent response to the frustrations and anxieties that fill men's lives. As a result, the lives of women and children have suffered dramatically, as society has come to tolerate their victimization.