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ERIC Number: ED438047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 589
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57230-515-0
Handbook of Infant Mental Health. Second Edition.
Zeanah, Charles H., Jr., Ed.
This revised edition offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the developmental, clinical, and social aspects of mental health from birth to age 3. Chapters are organized into five areas, covering the context of mental health, risk and protective factors, assessment, psychopathology, intervention, and applications of infant mental health. The chapters are: (1) "Models of Development and Developmental Risk" (Sameroff and Fiese); (2) "The Psychology and Psychopathology of Pregnancy" (Cohen and Slade); (3) "Neurobiology of Fetal and Infant Development" (Nelson and Bosquet); (4) "Infant Social and Emotional Development in Family Context" (Crockenberg and Leerkes); (5) "The Cultural Context of Infant Mental Health" (Lewis); (6) "The Impact of Poverty on the Mental Health and Development of Very Young Children" (Aber, Jones, and Cohen); (7) "Early Parenthood in Context" (Wakschlag and Hans); (8) "Parental Mental Illness and Infant Development" (Seifer and Dickstein); (9) "Maternal Substance Abuse and Child Outcome" (Lester, Boukydis, and Twomey); (10) "Prematurity and Serious Medical Conditions in Infancy" (Minde); (11) "Exposure to Violence and Early Childhood Trauma" (Kaufman and Henrich); (12) "Clinical Interviews with Families of Infants" (Seligman); (13) "Infant-Parent Relationship Assessment" (Zeanah, Larrieu, Heller, and Valliere); (14) "Development Assessment of Infants and Toddlers" (Gilliam and Mayes); (15) "The Observation and Assessment of Young Children Including Use of the Infant-Toddler Mental Status Exam" (Benham); (16) "Mental Retardation" (Walters and Blane); (17) "Communication Problems" (Prizant, Wetherby, and Roberts); (18) "Autism and the Pervasive Developmental Disorders" (Koenig, Rubin, Klin, and Volkmar); (19) "Regulatory Disorders" (Barton and Robins); (20) "Sleep Disorders" (Anders, Goodlin-Jones, and Sadeh); (21) "Feeding Disorders, Failure To Thrive, and Obesity" (Benoit); (22) "Disturbances and Disorders of Attachment in Early Childhood" (Zeanah and Boris); (23) "Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" (Scheeringa and Gaensbauer); (24) "Depression" (Luby); (25) "Aggressive Behavior Disorders" (Shaw, Gilliom, and Giovannelli); (26) "Gender Identity Disorder" (Zucker and Bradley); (27) "Somatic Expression of Disease" (Mrazek); (28) "Prevention Science and Prevention Programs" (Beckwith); (29) "Parent-Child Relationships in Early Intervention with Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families" (Gilkerson and Stott); (30) "Infant-Parent Psychotherapy" (Lieberman, Silverman, and Pawl); (31) "Interaction Guidance: An Approach for Difficult-To-Engage Families" (McDonough); (32) "Infant Massage Therapy" (Field); (33) "Early Childhood Policy" (Shonkoff, Lippitt, and Cavanaugh); (34) "Child Care in Infancy" (Hungerford, Brownell, and Campbell); (35) "Divorce and Custody" (Kaplan and Pruett); and (36) "Training in Infant Mental Health" (P. Zeanah, Larrieu, and C. Zeanah). Each of the chapters contains references. (HTH)
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Language: English
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