'The Trauma of Everyday Life'

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"We are all traumatized by life," writes Buddhist, psychiatrist, and author Mark Epstein. But this isn't necessarily a bad thing. In his new book, "The Trauma of Everyday Life," Epstein says trauma, from death of a loved one to everyday suffering like fear, has its benefits, and that understanding and accepting trauma can lead to personal growth and change. He joins us in the studio.


Mark Epstein M.D., psychiatrist; author of "The Trauma of Everyday Life;" and clinical assistant professor in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis at New York University