"... Neatly summarizes the challenges inherent in interdisciplinary integration." --- Psychiatric Services, A Journal of the American Psychiatric Association
Understanding Trauma is an important book. Its multidisciplinary, multicultural perspectives will benefit a wide audience. It explains the complexity of trauma so eloquently that readers will see the dots begin to connect. Its successful integration of multidisciplinary research... takes the study of trauma to the next level." - PsycCRITIQUES
This book is a must read for anyone seriously interested in the predisposition, cause, course, treatment, and outcome prognosis for people experiencing trauma and post trauma consequences... The authors have created a state-of-the-art review that is fascinating, informative, and extremely useful to all concerned with understanding trauma and its effect on all of our lives. - Murray A. Brown, MD
This book analyzes the individual and collective experience of and response to trauma from a wide range of perspectives including basic neuroscience, clinical science, and cultural anthropology. It illustrates the power of an interdisciplinary approach to go beyond the limitations of psychiatry nosology to illuminate the complexities of human suffering.