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Suggested reading
Some people become interested in primal therapy through reading Arthur Janov's book. Below is a list of authors and books which we think might be of interest to those who want a broader view of the topics raised and who want to know more about trauma and attachment based psychotherapy. This is by no means a complete list.

Bowlby, J (1980) Attachment and Loss (Volumes 1-3)
Bowlby, J (1979) The making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds. Tavistock
Bowlby, J (1988) A Secure Base. Routledge
Bromberg, P M (2001) Standing in the Spaces: Essays on Clinical Process, Trauma and Dissociation
Faber,A & Mazlish,E (1999) How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & How to Listen So Kids Will Talk. Avon Books
Dalal, F (2002) Race, Colour and the Processes of Racialization: New Perspectives from Group Analysis, Psychoanalysis and Sociology
Gerhardt, S (2004) Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain
Holmes, J (1993) John Bowlby and Attachment Theory Routledge
Jenson,J (1996) Reclaiming Your Life. Plume Books
Leboyer, F. (1995) Birth Without Violence Healing Art Press
LeDoux, J (1998) The Emotional Brain Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Marrone, M (1998) Attachment and Interaction. Jessica Kingsley
Miller, A (1997) The Drama of Being a Child: The Search for the True Self. Virago Press
Miller, A (1990) Thou Shall Not Be Aware. Pluto Press
Miller, A (1997) Banished Knowledge. Virago Press
Miller, A (1987) For Your Own Good. Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence. Virago Press
Miller, A (1997) Breaking Down the Wall of Silence. Virago Press
Miller, A (1996) Pictures of Childhood. New York, Penguin
Miller, A (1990) The Untouched Key. Tracing Childhood Trauma In Creativity and Destructiveness. Virago
Miller, A (1999) Paths of Life-Seven Scenarios. Virago
Odent,M & Stoppard,M (1999) Scientification of Love. Free Association Books
Raphael-Leff,J (2001) Pregnancy the Inside Story. Karnac Books
Schore, A (1999) Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self. Laurence Erlbaum
Sereny, G (1999) Cries Unheard:Why Children Kill-The Story of Mary Bell. Macmillan
Sheppard-Alexander,T (1996) Facing the Wolf: Inside the Process of Deep Feeling Therapy. Dutton
Verrier, N (1993) The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child
Zulueta de, F. (1993) From Pain to Violence: the Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness. Whurr

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