Tag Archives: Trauma

After The War Zone

After The War Zone:  Returning Troops and Their Families By Laurie B Slone, PhD and Mathew J Friedman, MD, PhD, 2008 The book was written to help understand the cycle of deployment and dealing with changes during deployments, as well … Continue reading

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The Lady in White

The Lady in White Halloween 1992 was different.  I skipped the Haunted Hotel, Trick or Treat and the Parade. It was a chilly October night when I took a stroll downtown in Shelby. I often took walks alone, exploring and … Continue reading

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Pieces of Light

Pieces of Light Pieces of Light: How the Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts by Charles Fennyhough came out in 2012.  Can you remember the first time you did something? Not all of us do … Continue reading

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Soul Murder

Soul Murder Soul Murder: The Effects of Childhood Abuse and Deprivation by Leonard Shengold came out in 1989.  To abuse or neglect a child, to deprive the child of his or her own identity and ability to experience joy in … Continue reading

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Against Depression

Against Depression Against Depression by Peter D Kramer came out in 2005.  Kramer examines what depression is, including apathy, guilt and listlessness. He covers the social attitude toward depression as well as the genetic role in depression.  He moves on … Continue reading

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Candide Calls for Cultivating Our Gardens

Candide Calls for Cultivating Our Gardens Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996 Candide takes us through a very violent and pessimistic world only to show us that there is indeed hope.  While Pangloss introduces us to thinking that all is for … Continue reading

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To Repress Or Not To Repress That Is The Question

January 22, 2007 Is repression necessary for a functioning society? Does the individual have to conform in order to be healthy or is conforming merely the appearance of health?  Which is more important—the subjective inner truth or the objective truth … Continue reading

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