Introduction PART I Traumatic Disorders 1. A Forgotten History 2. Terror 3. Disconnection 4. Captivity 5. Child Abuse 6. A New Diagnosis PART II Stages of Recovery 7. A Healing Relationship 8. Safety 9. Remembrance and Mourning 10. Reconnection 11. Commonality Afterword: The Dialectic of Trauma Continues Epilogue to the 2015 Edition
Judith Herman, M.D., one of this country's leading experts on trauma and abuse, is professor of clinical psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School, and director of training at the Victims of Violence Program at Cambridge Hospital. She is also a founding member of the Women's Mental Health Collective in Massachusetts. Herman was the recipient of the 1996 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Advance Praise for Adventures in Human Being "From shell shock in World War I to childhood sexual abuse today, the reality of trauma has been denied. But as this indispensable book makes clear, 'Remembering and telling the truth about terrible events are prerequisites both for the restoration of the social order and for the healing of individual victims.'" --Gloria Steinem, New York Times' T Magazine