Psychiatric intervention in infancy: a review.

  title={Psychiatric intervention in infancy: a review.},
  author={Klaus Minde and R. Minde},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry},
  volume={20 2},
Abstract The present paper discusses the concept of infant psychiatry and assesses a variety of treatment approaches which have been used with psychologically disturbed infants. Psychoanalysis, behavior therapy, and various forms of parental counseling by both pediatricians and mental health professionals are evaluated critically. Short- and long-term effects of early infant stimulation programs are discussed. Finally, the importance of collaboration among the various professional groups caring… CONTINUE READING

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