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Module Reading List 1718

Infant Observation, 2017/18, Semester B24
Laura Liddell
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Bick, E. (1964) Notes on infant observation in psychoanalytic training. International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 45, 558-566.

Bick, E. (1969) The experience of skin in early object relations.  International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 49 (1), 15-34.

Bick, E. (1986) Further considerations on the function of the skin in early object relations.  British Journal of Psychotherapy, 124

Brazelton, T.B., & Cramer, G. (1991) The Earliest Relationship.  Parents, infants and the drama of early attachment.  Karnac.                                  

Briggs, A (2002) Surviving space: papers on infant observation, London: Tavistock Clinic Series, Karnac

Cooper, P. J., & Stein, A. (1992)    Feeding problems & eating disorders in children & Adolescents, Reading, Harwood Academic Publisher,.   

Daws, D. (1989) Through the Night.  Helping parents and sleepless infants.  London, Free Association Books.

Daws, D. and de Rementaria, A. (2016) Finding your way with your baby, Routledge, London.

Diem-Wille, G. (2011) The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion.  London: Karnac

Diem-Wille, G. (2014) Young Children and Their Parents: Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Infant Observation .London: Karnac

Douglas, H. (2007) Containment and Reciprocity: Integrating psychoanalytic theory and child development research for work with children. Routledge.

Dunn, J.B., & Kendrick, C. (1982). Siblings.  Love, envy and understanding.  London, Grant McIntyre.

Dunn, J. B. (1979) The first year of life: continuities in individual differences. IN: Schaffer, D., & Dunn, J. B (eds).  The First Year of Life.  Chichester, Wiley, 69- 90

Emde, R. N. (1983) Rene A Spitz: Dialogues from Infancy. Collected Papers. International Universities Press USA.

Fraiberg, S. H. (1959) The Magic Years.  Understanding and handling of early  childhood.  New York, Scribner.

Hamilton, V. (1982) Narcissus and Oedipus. The children of psychoanalysis. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Harris, M. (1975) Thinking About Infants and Young Children.  Perthshire, Clunie Press.

Harris, M. (1987). Papers on infant observation,.  IN: Williams, M.H, (ed).  Collected Papers of Martha Harris and Esther Bick.  Perthshire, Clunie Press, 219-239.

Likierman, M. (1988). Maternal love and positive projective identification.  Journal of Child Psychotherapy. 14(2), 29 - 46.

Lozoff, B. et al. (1997) The mother-newborn relationship: limits of acceptability.  Journal of Paediatrics, 91, 1-12.

MacFarlane, A. (1997) The Psychology of Childbirth.  London, Fontana/Open Books.

Magagna, J. (2005) Intimate transformations. Karnac Books

Magagna, J. (1987) Three years of infant observation with Mrs Bick.  Journal of Child Psychotherapy,  13 (1), 19-39.

Magagna, J., et al. (2005) Oedipal anxieties and the role of the observer, IN: Magagna, J. (ed) Intimate Transformation- babies with their families. Karnac Books       

Meltzer, D. (1984) A One Year Old Goes to Nursery.  Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 10 (1).

Miller, L. et al (1989) Closely Observed Infants.  London, Duckworth.

Miller, L. (1992) Understanding Your Baby.  Rosendale Press.

Murray, L. (1988) Effects of postnatal depression on infant development: direct studies on early mother-infant interaction.  IN: Kumar, R., & Brockington, I. F. (Eds)

Motherhood and Mental Illness, Volume 2. London, Wright, 159-190.

Parker, R. (1995) Torn in two: the experience of maternal ambivalence. London, Virago.

Perez-Sanchez, M. (1990) Baby Observation: Emotional Relationships During the First  Year of Life, Clunie Press for The Roland Harris Trust Library. 

Piontelli, A. (1986). Backward in Time.  A Study in infant observation by the method of Esther Bick.  Perthshire, Clunie Press.

Reid, S. (1997) Developments in Infant Observation. The Tavistock Model.  Routledge.

Sternberg, J. (2005) Infant observation & the heart of training. Karnac Books.

Steiner, D. (1992) Understanding Your One Year Old.  Rosendale Press.

Stern, D. (1985) The Interpersonal World of the Infant.  A view from psychoanalysis and developmental psychology.  New York, Basic Books.

Stern, D. (1995) The motherhood constellation: A unified view of parent-infant psychotherapy. New York. Basic Books.

Szur, R. (1981) Hospital Care for the Newborn.  Some aspects of Personal stress. Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 7 (2), 137-159.

Trowell, J. (1982) Effects of obstetric management on the mother-child relationship.  IN:Parkes, C. M., & Stevenson-Hinde, J. (Eds) Place of Attachment in Human Behaviour.  London, Tavistock Publications, 79-94.

Waddell, M. (1988) Infantile Development: Kleinian and Post Kleinian Theory, Infant Observational Practice. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 4 313-329. 

Wadell, M. (2002) Inside Lives. Karnac Books.

Williams, M. H. (1987) Collected Papers of Martha Harris and Esther Bick.  Perthshire, Clunie Press.

Wright, K. (2017) ‘Imagining the Other’, Talk given at Whole Course Day, NSCAP, 24th March

Students are recommended to look at:

  1. Understanding Your Child Series – New Edition, 2004 onwards, published by Jessica Kingsley.
  1. The International Journal of Infant Observation. Tavistock Clinic Foundation in Association with Lawrence & Wishart.

This list was last updated on 15/09/2017