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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Melanie Klein: Her Work in Context - Likierman, Meira (2001)

Melanie Klein left Germany in 1926 and settled in London where she soon quarrelled with Anna Freud. Klein pioneered the psychoanalysis of children and applied her insights on the infantile origins of unconscious drives to adult analysis. Her relationship with her own children was troubled.

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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. In the simplest of terms it tells the most complex of stories: the story of the internal development of a person from infancy to old age.

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The Learning Relationship: Psychoanalytic Thinking in Education - Youell, Biddy (2006)

This book offers a psychoanalytic perspective on learning and teaching and on many of the issues which preoccupy those who work in educational institutions. It looks at the origins of learning in childrens early relationships and at factors which help and hinder the educational process in later childhood and adolescence.

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