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Common Shock Witnessing Violence Everyday by Kaethe Weingarten

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Published by NAL Trade .
Written in English


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Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7574583M
ISBN 100451212916
ISBN 109780451212917

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  Common shock, defined by Weingarten as shock that is widespread, collective, and shared by all of us, is far more prevalent than we think. Drawing on 30 years of clinical experience, Weingarten begins by examining the kinds of everyday shocks and traumas from the gratuitous violence found in entertainment and everyday life and our need for /5(9). The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism is a book by the Canadian author and social activist Naomi the book, Klein argues that neoliberal free market policies (as advocated by the economist Milton Friedman) have risen to prominence in some developed countries because of a deliberate strategy of "shock therapy".This centers on the exploitation of national crises Author: Naomi Klein.   Common stock is a security that represents ownership in a corporation. Holders of common stock exercise control by electing a board of directors .   Each book is a standalone story in the GOOSEBUMPS series. Kids who are minding their own business find themselves stalking a mutant librarian, or hiding from a possessed parent intent on killing them, or coming face to face with ghosts, or any number of other terrifying paranormal situations.5/5.

Weingarten defines "common shock" as the biological and physiological feeling that "is triggered by our being witness to an event or an interaction that we appraise as disturbing," which can range. This was interesting; it was an everyday "common shock," and she demonstrated a strategy for assisting the young victim. I thought the book would be about just such incidents and mini-traumas; that it would leave the reader with many more specific examples of addressing such /5. Common shock: witnessing violence every day: how we are harmed, how we can heal User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Though very different, these books both confront the aftermath of bad things that have happened to good people. Get this from a library! Common shock: witnessing violence every day. [Kathy Weingarten] -- Drawing on the latest scientific research years of clinical and community experience, describes common shock--the biological and psychological responses that are triggered when we witness violence.

A note about the Common Read selection process: Over thirty books were suggested for the Common Read. Dr. Bruce Campbell Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities submitted this year’s common read book for consideration. “This book is remarkable – should be required reading for EVERY medical caregiver. In Shock is so beautifully written, so full of wisdom about illness, emotional connection and ripe with ideas for improving communication with my patients. I was so moved by the author's courage, resilience and passion to improve medical practice.”. Get this from a library! Common shock: witnessing violence every day: how we are harmed, how we can heal. [Kathy Weingarten] -- Identifies the effects and long-term consequences of trauma on the human psyche, explaining how responses to violence can be passed on to subsequent generations while revealing how a greater. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.