PACTS # 3: Bonding: Infantile and parental attachments

ISBN13 : 9780864312389

Author(s) : Edited by Martin Herbert

Publisher : ACER Press, 1997


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The Parent, Adolescent and Child Training Skills (PACTS) is a series of highly practical guides designed for use by all practitioners who work with children and their families - community health workers, psychologists, doctors, social workers, teachers, parent educators, therapists, maternal and child health nurses and school counsellors.

This guide provides practitioners with the means to assess parental bonding and infantile attachments.

The book provides the practitioner with an account of the issues surrounding maternal bonding, infantile attachments, the evidence for and against the 'critical period' doctrine of maternal bonding and a checklist of symptoms associated with attachment difficulties.

PACTS # 3: Bonding: Infantile and Parental Attachments focuses on:

  • Infant-to-parent attachments
  • Substitute care
  • Infant attachment patterns
  • Parental bonding (including information on babies with physical or mental disabilities)
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