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Life Is With Others: Selected Writings on Child Psychiatry

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2006 - Autumn


by the late Donald J. Cohen, M.D. ’66, edited by Andrés Martin, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert A. King, M.D. (Yale University Press) Cohen, former director of the Child Study Center, made groundbreaking contributions to the study of autism and developmental disabilities, Tourette syndrome, developmental psycho- pathology, child psychoanalysis and children’s adaptation to trauma. This book addresses topics including childhood psychiatric disorders; research ethics; mentorship; and the role of play fantasy, aggression and violence in childhood. Selections also include autobiographical writings.