The roots of violence: Early intervention and prevention

The roots of violence: Early intervention and prevention

The underlying causal mechanisms of violence are operational in childhood (Schore, in Siegel and Solomon, 2003). An increasing body of evidence shows that traumatic childhood experiences are at the root of adult violence. When there are violent offenders still in...
The need for a right-brain revolution

The need for a right-brain revolution

Schore (2012) writes that radical expansion of knowledge in social and affective neuroscience and the paradigm shift (from a focus on cognition to emotion) has implication for the political and cultural organisation of society. McGilChrist (2009) notes how the right...
Public health, prevention and violence

Public health, prevention and violence

A major obstacle to creating a more peaceful society is failing to recognise that all of our human systems are ‘trauma-organised’ (Bloom, 2018). In this dynamic there is the victim, the perpetrator and the absence of a protector. In the trauma-organised system it is a...