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Responding to Your Infant’s Signals

We [emphasize] the role of early relationships in affect development and in the acquisition of affect regulating capacities. These are [...]

Suicide Among Children and Adolescents

How often does it occur? Actually, it is very rare. Suicide rates tend to increase with age, so suicide among [...]

The Key to Your Relationship With Your Teenager

Teenagers cause parents such angst! So let's address three questions: What are some of the issues with which parents and [...]

Two Great Sources for Ideas About Infant & Child Development & Parenting

Understanding infant and child development I would suggest there is nothing more important to the preservation and advancement of [...]

Kids, Parents and Video Games

The pros and cons of video games Video games stir up more controversy between kids and parents than almost [...]


Self-esteem" is one of the most discussed issues among parents and infant and child developmentalists. Psychologically, self-esteem can become quite [...]

Roy R. Grinker, Sr., M.D. (1900-1993)

Roy Grinker’s life spanned nearly the entire 20th century, and his influence on the development of psychiatry during that century [...]

Silvan S. Tomkins (1911-1991)

This article describes the profound impact Silvan Tomkins had on our understanding of human emotions. It was written in collaboration [...]

Other Experts of Note in the Field

Donald Winnicott (1896-1971) Donald Winnicott was an English pediatrician who became a psychoanalyst. He is especially known for his [...]

Child and Infant Development and the Problem of Physical (Corporal) Punishment

It is difficult to imagine anything more important than understanding infant and child development. One could make the case that [...]