Pre- and Peri-natal Psychology Journal

Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health is a journal covering the field of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed quarterly by the Association for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health.Subjects for Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health include: Psychology and Psychiatry; Medicine and Surgery.

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 2, Winter

Der Frühe Abschied: Eine Deutung Des Plözlichen Kindstodes (the Early Farewell: An Interpretation of the Sudden Infant Death)
Der frühe Abschied: Eine Deutung des Plözlichen Kindstodes (The early Farewell: An interpretation of the Sudden Infant Death). Arno Gruen. Foreword by Ashley Montagu Koselverlag, Munchen, 1988.In this small volume the author examines the Sudden Infant...
Editorial
This is a truly international issue of the Journal. From Venezuela we have the great pleasure to publish a ground-breaking study by Dr. Beatriz Guzman de Manrique. I have often heard it said that Pre- and Peri-Natal Psychology was of benefit to only...
Holding Time
Holding Time. Martha A. Welch, M.D. Simon & Schuster, 1988A profound theme weaves through Martha Welch's short but incisive book: The need for love can call forth the terrors associated with its denial in one's past. As a consequence, the very possibilities...
Natalism as Pre and Perinatal Metaphor
ABSTRACT: This paper explores the theory of Natalism which proposes that the symbolic expression of birth and prenatal consciousness can be found in art, mythology, and creative expression. Through clinical and empirical evidence our knowledge of the...
National Health Group Reaffirms Right of Infants to an Intact Body
SAN ANSELMO, CALIFORNIA (March 7, 1989)-The National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC) announced today its support of the American Academy of Pediatrics' position that there are inherent risks in the surgical procedure...
News Release from the American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released its statement on circumcision, concluding that the procedure has potential medical benefits and advantages, as well as inherent disadvantages and risks.According to AAP president Donald Schiff, M.D.,...
Prenatal, Neonatal and Early Childhood Intervention in Six Hundred Families: A Study in Progress
EDITOR'S NOTE: This paper describes the first significant social application of the basic concepts of Pre- & Peri-Natal Psychology to a disadvantaged population in South America. Dr. Beatriz Guzman de Manrique initiated this project and continues...
The Music Therapy-Assisted Childbirth Program: A Study Evaluation
ABSTRACT: This program is geared towards raising a level of concern for the expectant parent about childbirth preparation, and the infant itself as an individual. The Music Therapy-Assisted Childbirth program attempts to facilitate 1) a reduction of...
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