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“It is interest…which is primary…[Interest] supports both what is necessary for life and what is possible…” — S.S. Tomkins, Vol. [...]

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 [...]