Infant Mental Health

Below is a sampling of resources about infant mental health.

  • Berlin, L.J., Ziv, Y., Amaya-Jackson, L., & Greenberg, M., Eds. (2005) Enhancing Early Attachments: Theory, Research, Intervention, and Policy. New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Brazelton, T.B. & Cramer, B. (1990). The Earliest Relationship: Parents, Infants and the Drama of Early Attachment. Addison-Wesley.
  • Diagnostic Classification 0-3: Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (2005). National Center for Clinical Infant Programs.
  • Fraiberg, S., Ed. (1994). Assessment and Therapy of Disturbances in Infancy. New York: Aronson.
  • Heinicke, C. (2002). Determinants of the transition to parenting. In M. Bornstein (Ed.) Handbook of parenting, Volume 3. Mahwah: Earlbaum.
  • Heinicke, C., Fineman, N., Ruth, G., Recchia, L, Guthrie, D & Rodning, C. (1999). Relationship-based intervention with at-risk first time mothers: Outcome in the first year of life. Infant Mental Health Journal, 20, 349-374.
  • Lieberman, A. F. & Van Horn, P. (2008). Psychotherapy with Infants and Young Children: Repairing the Effects of Stress and Trauma on Early Attachment. New York: Guilford.
  • Lieberman, A., Silverman, R., & Pawl, J. (1999).  Infant-parent psychotherapy: Core concepts and current approaches. In Zeanah, C.H. (Ed.)  Handbook of Infant Mental Health, pp. 472-485. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Slade, A., Cohen, L.J., Sadler, L.S., & Miller, M. (2009). The psychology and psychopathology of pregnancy.  In The Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Third Edition, ed. C. H. Zeanah, (p. xxx). New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Stern, D. (1990). Diary of a Baby. New York: Basic Books.
  • Summary of the Practice Parameters for the Psychiatric Assessment of Infants and Toddlers  (0-36 months) (1998). Journal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 37, 127-132.
  • Tronick, E. (2009). The Neurobehavioral and Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Children. New York: Norton. 
  • Zeanah, C.Z., Editor (2009). The Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Third Edition. New York: Guilford.
  • Zeanah, C.Z., Larrieu, J., Heller, S.S., & Valliere, J. (1999). Infant-parent relationship assessment. In Zeanah, C.H. (Ed.)  Handbook of Infant Mental Health, pp. 222-236. New York: Guilford Press.