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Trauma, Stigma, and Autism: Developing Resilience and Loosening the Grip

ISBN: 9781785922039

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This book presents ground-breaking ideas based on current research on how stigma cancause bodily felt trauma in stigmatised or marginalised people, particularly those on theautism spectrum. Gordon Gates draws on his academic research, professional knowledgeas a counsellor, and lived experience with Asperger's syndrome to provide a uniqueframework for combating the psychological and emotional impact of stigma.Explaining how to develop resilience and essential coping mechanisms to manage distressand improve mental health, this book casts new light on the significance of stigma inmental health, and marks a new way forward for anyone who has been made to feel likean ""outsider"".