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This informative book gives mental health professionals who are not child abuse specialists knowledge and skills that are especially relevant to their direct service role and practice context. It introduces to these practitioners a conceptual bridge between biomedical and psychosocial understandings of mental disorder, providing a multidimensional approach that allows professionals to think holistically and connect clients' abusive pasts with their present-day symptoms and behaviors. It includes reviews of the most up-to-date findings with direct practice guides in helping clients.

Racism, Oppression, and Childhood Trauma
Racism, oppression, and childhood trauma
Kathy J.Lawrence

I would say I am neurotic, but at different levels, usually triggered by neurosis itself. But more on a mental level because of past abuse… Yet [my] mental and physical [faculties] couldn't co-exist then to recognise what was happening. But now I do. ...

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