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Author Cantor, Chris.

Title Evolution and posttraumatic stress : disorders of vigilance and defence / Chris Cantor.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.8521 CANT    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  616.8521 CANT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [198]-216) and index.
Contents A brief history of PTSD -- A clinical perspective of PTSD -- Conventional theories of PTSD -- The evolution of human defensive behaviours -- Defence in overdrive: evolution, PTSD and parsimony -- Perspectives and possibilities: vigilance, avoidance and attentive immobility -- He who fights and runs away: withdrawal, aggressive defence and numbing -- The paradox of appeasement -- A last resort: tonic immobility -- Agonic switching, preparedness and psychobiological response patterns -- PTSD in other species?
Subject Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Evolutionary psychology.
ISBN 1583917705 (hbk)
1583917713 (paperback)