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Emotions and emotional communication in infants.
  • E. Tronick
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 February 1989
Important advances have recently been made in studying emotions in infants and the nature of emotional communication between infants and adults. Infant emotions and emotional communications are farExpand
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The infant's response to entrapment between contradictory messages in face-to-face interaction.
The normal feedback infants receive from their mothers in face-to-face interaction was distorted by having the mothers face their infants but remain facially unresponsive. The infants studied reactedExpand
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Non-interpretive mechanisms in psychoanalytic therapy. The 'something more' than interpretation. The Process of Change Study Group.
It is by now generally accepted that something more than interpretation is necessary to bring about therapeutic change. Using an approach based on recent studies of mother-infant interaction andExpand
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The neurobehavioral and social-emotional development of infants and children.
Over the course of his esteemed career, he has received funding for hundreds of key studies in the US and abroad on normal and abnormal infant and child development-including his Mutual RegulationExpand
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Infant affective reactions to the resumption of maternal interaction after the still-face.
To investigate infants' reactions to the Face-to-Face Still-Face Paradigm and in particular the reunion episode, 50 6-month-olds' affective, behavioral, and physiologic reactions were recorded andExpand
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A mediational model for the impact of exposure to community violence on early child behavior problems.
This study examined how maternal distress mediates the link between exposure to community violence (CV) and the development of early child behavior problems. Research was conducted among 160Expand
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Dyadically expanded states of consciousness and the process of therapeutic change
Cet article etudie le probleme intersubjectif qui ressort de notre modele de changement therapeutique: pourquoi les etres humains recherchent-ils si fortement des etats de communion emotionnelle etExpand
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Infants' meaning-making and the development of mental health problems.
We argue that infant meaning-making processes are a central mechanism governing both typical and pathological outcomes. Infants, as open dynamic systems, must constantly garner information toExpand
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Three-month-old infants' reaction to simulated maternal depression.
To investigate the nature of the young infant's social competence, the effect of depressed maternal expression during face-to-face interaction was examined using an experimental analogue of maternalExpand
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