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View Dr. Art Recognizing attachment concerns in children 11/21/2005 This article describes the subtle signs of attachment difficulties. Many of these subtle concerns can be found in young children adopted from overseas. It is important for parents to be sensitive to the subtle effects of institutional care so that they can appropriately help their children. This article includes some parent annecdotes and specific ideas for parents to use.
View Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D. Child Abuse and Neglect: Effects on child development, brain development, and interpersonal relationships 11/21/2005 This article describes the effects of chronic maltreatment, such as can occur in an orphanage, on a child's psychological development, brain development, and later relationships. There are clear links between maltreatment and later psychological, emotional, behavioral, and interpersonal disorders. The basis for this linkage is the impact that maltreatment has on brain development. Daniel Siegel, medical director of the Infant and Preschool Service at the University of California, L.A., has found important links between interpersonal experiences and neurobiological development
View Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D. Notes on Attachment 12/5/2005 This article describes how attachment develops and difficulties that children can expeience when all does not go as it should.
View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. Attachment disorder: are we trying to fit square pegs into the round holes? 12/5/2005 The attachment issues of internationally adopted children remain a very controversial problem for parents and professionals alike. Dr. Boris Gindis looks at Attachment Disorder from different perspectives, briefly analyzing examples from his own decade–long psychological practice and outlining his views on Attachment Disorder.
View Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D. Reactive Attachment Disorder Checklist 1/11/2006 Reactive Attachment Disorder Checklist
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