Cover Graphic

The Abused Child

Psychodynamic Understanding and Treatment

Toni Vaughn Heineman

Hardcover
Hardcover
July 23, 1998
ISBN 9781572303751
Price: $45.00 $33.75
243 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
order

Capturing the complexities of working with abused children, Heineman explores the intrapsychic worlds of these youngsters and examines many of the paradoxes and complications encountered when treating them. The book traces the interplay of neurobiological and psychological facets of behavior to show how abuse derails normal development and how psychodynamic psychotherapy can reestablish emotional connections.

Chapters highlight special issues involved when working with children who have been physically, sexually, and emotionally abused, exploring memory and disclosure, dissociation and externalization, and the relationship between action and spoken language. The book also addresses important factors in understanding and working with parents and caregivers and reviews such relevant legal issues as the process of court-ordered evaluations. Throughout, clinical vignettes illustrate the practical applications of concepts and theories discussed.
X

Save 25% + Free Shipping on Online Orders!

Guilford Press

Save 25%:

Free Shipping:


For bulk orders, please contact: info@guilford.com
X
covers/large/