Shattered Assumptions (Google eBook)
This book investigates the psychology of victimization. It shows how fundamental assumptions about the world's meaningfulness and benevolence are shattered by traumatic events, and how victims become subject to self-blame in an attempt to accommodate brutality. The book is aimed at all those who for personal or professional reasons seek to understand what psychological trauma is and how to recover from it.
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Review: Shattered AssumptionsUser Review - Goodreads
Foundational book to understand the effect of trauma on our core assumptions about the world.
Review: Shattered Assumptions: Towards a New Psychology of TraumaUser Review - Goodreads
This is a wonderful book detailing the psychological aftermath for anyone who has survived trauma of any kind. I highly suggest it for anyone who works in a mental health field or interacts with ...
Cognitive Conservatism and Resistance to Change
Disillusionment and Change in the Assumptive
Processing the Powerful New Data
The Crucial Role of Other
Some Final Thoughts