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Trauma and Madness in Mental Health Services

  • Noël Hunter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. The Status Quo

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  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 233-238

About this book

Introduction

How do survivors of child abuse, bullying, chronic oppression and discrimination, and other developmental traumas adapt to such unimaginable situations? It is taken for granted that experiences such as hearing voices, altered states of consciousness, dissociative states, lack of trust, and intense emotions are inherently problematic. But what does the evidence actually show? And how much do we still need to learn?

Keywords

Trauma Studies Critical Psychology Critical Mental Health Mental Health Services Recovery Programs Dissociative Identity Disorder DID Mental Disorders Dissociative disorders Identity Disorders Memory Disorders Psychiatric Diagnosis

Authors and affiliations

  • Noël Hunter
    • 1
  1. 1.New York, NYUSA

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