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Bringing up Baby The Psychoanalytic Infant Comes of Age

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ISBN-10: 1780490437

ISBN-13: 9781780490434

Edition: 2013

Authors: Dianna T. Kenny

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This is an important text that synthesizes diverse literatures and theories on infant development into a coherent framework that illuminates the essence of infancy for all those who have infants, study infants, teach about infancy, make policy with respect to infant welfare, and work medically or therapeutically with mothers and their infants. It brings together in one volume the principal theories of infant development, beginning with Freud’s vision of the Oedipal infant, moving through the post-Freudian conceptualizations of the infant of Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and the British Independents with Donald Winnicott as exemplar, then to the attachment theorists, the intersubjective…    
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Dianna T. Kenny is Professor of Psychology at the University of Sydney. She has also been, at various times, a school psychologist, child and adolescent psychologist, psychotherapist, and marriage and family therapist. She is the author of over 200 publications.

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