The Resource Childhood disrupted : how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal, Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Childhood disrupted : how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal, Donna Jackson Nakazawa

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Childhood disrupted : how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal
Title
Childhood disrupted
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how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal
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Donna Jackson Nakazawa
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eng
Summary
Your biography becomes your biology. The emotional trauma we suffer as children not only shapes our emotional lives as adults, but it also affects our physical health, longevity, and overall wellbeing. Scientists now know on a bio-chemical level exactly how parents chronic fights, divorce, death in the family, being bullied or hazed, and growing up with a hypercritical, alcoholic, or mentally ill parent can leave permanent, physical fingerprints on our brains. When children encounter sudden or chronic adversity, stress hormones cause powerful changes in the body, altering the body s chemistry. The developing immune system and brain react to this chemical barrage by permanently resetting children's stress response to high, which in turn can have a devastating impact on their mental and physical health as they grow up. Donna Jackson Nakazawa shares stories from people who have recognized and overcome their adverse experiences, shows why some children are more immune to stress than others, and explains why women are at particular risk
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Nakazawa, Donna Jackson
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618.92/8521
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychic trauma in children
  • Adult child abuse victims
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Parent and child
  • Psychology
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Childhood disrupted : how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal, Donna Jackson Nakazawa
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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22 cm.
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xxiv, 278 pages
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9781476748368
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
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regular print
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Childhood disrupted : how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal, Donna Jackson Nakazawa
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 278 pages
Isbn
9781476748368
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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