Handbook of Child Psychopathology by Thomas H. Ollendick, Michel Hersen

By Thomas H. Ollendick, Michel Hersen

Although the sphere of kid psychopathology is of rather fresh starting place, it's a fit, burgeoning one. in the earlier 10 to twenty years, a variety of articles and books were released, and the sector can now be defined as rising with an id of its personal. now not can baby psychopathology be seen easily as a downward extension of grownup psy­ chopathology. particularly, young ones has to be seen as young ones, now not as miniature adults. this kind of scenario calls for that problems with baby psychology and developmental psychology be inti­ mately thought of while delineating the issues of youngsters. this sort of concentration has guided our efforts in soliciting participants and themes for this quantity. All individuals are energetic researchers and clinicians within the region of kid psychopathology, and all are aware of the certain issues of kid and developmental psychol­ ogy as they relate to baby habit difficulties. extra, all participants are empirically minded; accordingly, some of the chapters are data-based and characterize the main up-to­ date wisdom to be had. even though, on account that research-based wisdom is extra considerable in a few subject components than in others, the chapters differ in size and scope.

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Whereas establishment of attachment is a universal feature of infant social-emotional development (except in cases of early infantile autism, where failure to form an attachment is a significant feature of the disorder), variations in maternal and infant behavior can influence the quality of the attachment relationship that develops. , 1978; Bell & Ainsworth, 1972; Stayton, Hogan, & Ainsworth, 1971) as well as others (Sroufe & Waters, 1977; Vaughn, Egeland, Sroufe, & Waters, 1979). Findings from a large series of studies indicate that early maternal behavior influences later infant-mother attachment.

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