Frontiers of Infant Psychiatry - Vol. 2

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Abandonment, xxxi, 490, 493
Abuse, xii, xxviii, xxxi, 201; by adolescent mothers, 300, 302, 304; by alcoholic fathers, 486; anorexia and, 452; early contact and incidence of, 315; early intervention to prevent, 267; foster home placement following, 498; fussiness of infant and, 261; identification with aggressor in, xxxiv; legal procedures involving, 490, 491; maternal experience of violence and, 226; sexual, 441-46, 485
Acidemia, 181
Acidosis, perinatal, 181, 182, 184
Acting-out, 426; parental, 236; psychotic, 457, 458; in transsexuals, 439; verbalization and, 24
Action language, 325
Action potentials, 56
Activation contours, 11
Active listening, 18
Active Wakefulness, 59
Activity, 89
Actual neurosis, 72, 75, 78
Adenosine monophosphate (AMP), 57
Adhesive identification, 116
Adjustment Disorders, 495
Adolescence: animal studies of, 292; anorexia in, 449; character neurosis in, 448; childbirth in, see Adolescent mothers; diagnostic follow-up of autistic children in, 410; ego status in, 408; maternal attitudes toward, 251, 252; normal developmental crises of, 484; psychosomatic defenses in, 449; sense of self in, 39
Adolescent mothers, 300-306; antenatal interventions with, 302-3; breast-feeding by, 304-5; childbirth preparation for, 303; early identification of risk factors in, 301-2; early interventions with, 486-87; facilitation of bonding in, 303-4; premature infants of, 305-6; psychological interview with, 300-301; visitation with children in foster care of, 498
Adoption, 482; by foster parents, 497, 498, 500; legal procedures involving, 490, 493
Adult development, xxvi
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The (Twain), 113
Affect: attachment and, 160; autism and, 416; contagion of, 6; differentiation of, 17; learning and, 90; matching of, 6; ontogenesis of, 73; origins of, 17; poverty of, 453; in psychosomatic disorders, 447, 448; retrieval of, 95-100; rudiments of, 87; shallowness of, 451; splitting and, 310, 311; temporal expectancies and, 66
Affect attunement, 3-12, 325; characteristic features of, 4-5; developmental context of, 11-12; embedded, 4; examples of, 3-4; influence on infant of, 8-9; nature of match in, 7-8; new, after loss, 119; underlying mechanisms for, 9-10; vitality contours in, 10-11
Affective communication, 17, 326-27; instinctually organized, 27
Affective disorders, see Depression
Affective monitoring, 40
Affective self, 38-52; continuities from infancy in, 42-46; developmental transformations and, 46-51; emergence of self-awareness and, 39; empathy and, 50
Aggression: in anal phase, 35-36; in day-care-center‐ reared children, 353; discharge of, in violence, 311; empathy and, 50; father as modulator of, 339; mastery of, 308; organization of, 436; and preoedipal castration reactions, 437, 438; of psychotic mothers, 458; sexual abuse and, 445-46; somatization and, 485; of transsexuals, 439; visitation and, 498
Aggressor, identification with, xxxiv
Agrippement behavior, 324
Ainsworth Strange Situation, 133, 136, 162, 166, 172, 173, 289; day care and, 351; individual differences in, 346-47; maternal employment and, 349
Alcoholic parents, 472, 486
Alert Inactivity, 59
Allergic structure, 448
Allergies, 482, 483
Alternative strategies of behavior, 288-89
"Altruistic surrender," 116, 117
Ambitions, maternal, 252-53
Ambivalence: of attachment, 347; maternal, 452, 487; toward premature infant, 542; in preoedipal castration reactions, 437; primary, 436; of psychotic mothers, 457, 458, 543; sexual, 311; of sexually abused children, 445, 446; teasing and, 310, 311
Amnesia, 280
Amniocentesis, 181
Anaclitic depression, 152, 450, 482; anorexia in, 452
Anaclitic phase, 323; psychosomatic disorders in, 449
Anaerobic glycolysis, 182
Anal phase: play sequences in, 33; symbolic function in, 35-36
Anal zone arousal, 436, 437
Androgenous gender roles, 354
Androgenous sexual identification, 377, 387-92
Androgens, 57
Anencephalic infants, 89
"Angel Dust," 302
Anger: after birth of malformed infant, 399-400; directed, 48; expression of, in infancy, 45; in newborn, 90-91
Animal studies: of attachment, 61-63; of biorhythmic organization, 63, 64; of brain development, 84; of central nervous system development, 212; of depression, 158; of fetal heart-rate monitoring, 184, 185; of mirror situations, 105; of mother-infant relationship, 284-92; of parenting behavior, 279; of paternal caregiving, 363; risks of interpreting human behavior through, 278
Animate bio-organic other, 419
Anorexia, 448-50, 452; hospitalization for, 540, 541; maternal history of, 250-52, 255
Anthropology, 278; see also Cross-cultural studies
Anticipatory approach behavior, 16
Anxiety, 72-75; anticipatory, 49, 50; attachment mixed with, 104; castration, see Castration anxiety; and creation of crises, 310; disillusionment and, 112; about malformations, 398, 400; maternal, 246, 247, 252, 254-55, 452; parental modes of coping with, 236; parenting failure and, 459, 460, 463, 464; about premature infant, 238,

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