Child Development

Emotional Development in Psychoanalysis, Attachment Theory and Neuroscience - Green, Viviane (2003)

Emotional Development in Psychoanalysis, Attachment Theory and Neuroscience is a multi-disciplinary overview of psychological and emotional development, from infancy through to adulthood. Uniquely, it integrates research and concepts from psychology and neurophysiology with psychoanalytic thinking, providing an unusually rich and balanced perspective on the subject.

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Personality Development: A Psychoanalytic Perspective - Hindle, Debbie & Smith, Marta Vaciago  (1999)

Personality Development is a comprehensive overview of infant observation and personality development. It starts at inter-utero life and goes through to adulthood, focusing on the emotional tasks involved at each stage of development and the interplay of internal processes and external circumstances.

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Sibling Matters: A Psychoanaltyic, Developmental and Systemic Approach - Hindle, Debbie & Sherwin-White, Susan (2014)

This original book gives a timely exploration of the importance of sibling relationships from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It presents for the first time an account of the work on brothers and sisters by Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and Anna Freud, whose pioneering and vital work on sibling issues has not been systematically examined before.

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On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist - Horne, Ann (2018)

On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist brings together selected papers from the career of Ann Horne and draws upon her considerable experience in the field of child and adolescent mental health.   

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The Silent Child: Communication without Words - Magagna, Jeanne (2012)

This book arose out of the need to work with emotionally regressed non-talking children who entered hospital in full retreat from the external world. It helps parents and professionals compassionately comprehend the child's difficulties in depending on someone to receive communication.

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Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development: Second Edition - Music, Graham (2016)

This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience developmental psychology and cross-cultural studies, it weaves these into an accessible enjoyable text which always keeps in mind children recognisable to academics, practitioners and parents. 

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Emotional Milestones from Birth to Adulthood: A Psychodynamic Approach - Schmidt Neven, Ruth (1996)

Most parents and adults who come into regular contact with children are well aware that the child's emotional life and personal growth should be of equal concern to their physical wellbeing. Yet knowing how to go about effectively observing and guiding this process is no easy task and despite the many how-to manuals little has been written that explains the theory behind, and practical responses to, this vital aspect of human development.

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Growing Kids:  Nurturing Relationships from Tots to Teens - Schmidt Neven, Ruth with illustrations by Deborah Fajerman (2013)

Growing Kids:Nurturing relationships from tots to teens is written for the way we live now. With so many strident voices in the media telling mums and dads 'how to be good parents', the modern world can be a confusing place to bring up a child.

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Inside Lives: Psychoanalysis and the Growth of Personality - Waddell, Margot (2002)

Inside Lives belongs to the heart of the thinking and working of the Tavistock Clinic. Its aim is to bring psychoanalytic theory to life, to make it accessible to a much wider range of readers, both lay and professional, than would normally be familiar with this kind of approach.

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Understanding Your Eight to Nine Year Old - Youell, Biddy (2008)

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds describes how children grow and change as they move further away from reliance on home and family, out into the world of school and community.

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