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Earliest Relationship

Earliest Relationship - 90 edition

Earliest Relationship - 90 edition

ISBN13: 9780201567649

ISBN10: 0201567644

Earliest Relationship by T. Berry Brazelton - ISBN 9780201567649
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 90
Copyright: 1990
Publisher: Perseus Press
International: No
Earliest Relationship by T. Berry Brazelton - ISBN 9780201567649

ISBN13: 9780201567649

ISBN10: 0201567644

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 90

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The world-renowned pediatrician, T. Berry Brazelton, and Bertrand G. Cramer, psychoanalyst and pioneer in infant psychiatry, have combined lifetimes of research and practice to write the definitive work on early parent/child relationships. Praised and welcomed by all those who work with new parents-pediatricians, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers-the book will be a valuable resource for concerned and curious parents.

Author Bio

Brazelton, T. Berry : University of Geneva

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., the internationally-known pediatrician and advocate for children, is the author of many best-selling books, including Infants and Mothers, Working and Caring, and also the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale, in use throughout the world. Bertrand G. Cramer, M.D., is professor of psychiatry at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pregnancy: The Birth of Attachment

The Prehistory of Attachment
The Dawn of Attachment
Attachment in Fathers-to-Be

The Newborn as Participant

The Appearance of the Newborn and Its Impact
Reflexes in the Newborn
The Five Senses in the Newborn
States of Consciousness
Assessment of the Newborn
Individual Differences

Observing Early Interaction

Interaction Studies: An Overview
Interaction in Context
Still-Face Studies
Four Stages in Early Interaction
Essentials of Early Interaction
Imaginary Interactions
The Infant As Ghost
Reenacting Past Modes of Relationship
The Child As One Part of the Parent
Assessing Imaginary Interactions

Understanding the Earliest Relationship: A Complementary Approach to Infant Assessment

Combining Developmental Observation and Analytic Insight
Assessing Interaction
Lisa: "Angry Already"
Sebastian: "Reproachful Eyes"
Peter "Wild Man"
Clarissa: "No Matter What"
Bob: "They Took Him Away"
Antonio: "A Bad Eye"
Sarah: "Malina"
Mary: "Time Out"
Julian: "The Tyrant"
Assessment As Intervention