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A Bright Red Scream

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A Bright Red Scream by Marilee Strong
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Oct 01, 1999 | ISBN 9780140280531

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“I read a book called A Bright Red Scream, and read about people’s emotional release that comes with the cutting. It’s a very complicated issue, and if anyone’s curious, I highly recommend that book, because it’s beautifully written and people are so candid.” —Amy Adams, in Entertainment Weekly on her role in Sharp Objects

“A compelling tour of the trauma and science of self-injury” —Time

A Bright Red Scream is thick with scientific studies, up-to-date research and—most important—tender . . . portraits of real-life cutters.” —New York Post
“Riveting and dynamically written, this book is an important addition to psychological literature.” —Publisher’s Weekly (starred review)

“An imporessive complement to Mary Pipher’s bestselling explication of the woes of adolescent girls, Reviving Ophelia.” —Booklist

A Bright Red Scream has the hallmark of a classic work on a topic that [is] impossible to ignore.”  —San Diego Tribune

Table Of Contents

A Bright Red ScreamAcknowledgments
Introduction by Armandao R. Favazza, M.D.
1. The Walking Wounded
2. Into the Void
3. The Secret Language of Pain: The Psychology of Cutting
4. The Unkindest Cut of All: The Legacy of Childhood Sexual Abuse
5. The Body Keeps Score: The Psychobiology of Trauma
6. The Hunger Within: Eating Disorders, Body Alienation, and Self-Mutilation
7. A Walk on the Wild Side
8. Beyond the Pain: Hope and Healing from Self-Injury
9. A Safe Place

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