ERIC Number: EJ1002810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Nov
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What Is Infant Mental Health?
Osofsky, Joy D.; Thomas, Kandace
Zero to Three (J), v33 n2 p9 Nov 2012
Unfortunately, the term "infant mental health" can be confusing for some people because it may be understood as translating into "mental illness." Others may not appreciate that babies and toddlers have the capacity to experience complex emotions. The Guest Editors of this issue of the Journal explore the meaning of infant mental health.
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Infants, Child Development, Toddlers, Emotional Development
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