It Didn't Start With You
How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the CycleBook - 2016
"A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by a renowned expert in the field. Inherited family trauma is currently an area of growing interest, as science increasingly explores what we know intuitively: that the effects of trauma can pass from one generation to the next, and that the answers to some of our greatest life problems often lie not within our own story, but in the experiences of our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and extended family. Even if the person who suffered the original trauma has died, or the story has been forgotten or silenced, memory and feelings can live on in those in the present. And while inherited physical traits are easily discernible, this emotional legacy is often hidden, encoded in everything from gene expression to everyday language"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: 155.924 Wol
Characteristics: viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: It did not start with you