The Abused Child

Psychodynamic Understanding and Treatment

Toni Vaughn Heineman

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

1. What Is Abuse and Who Decides?

2. Treating a Moving Target: Developmental Considerations in Work with Abused Children

3. A Template for Developmentally Informed Evaluations

4. Neurobiology and Psychology: The Formation and Meaning of Symptoms

5. Memory and Disclosure

6. Looking Outward: Externalization and Dissociation

7. The Paradox of Language in Treating the Unspeakable

8. Good Guys and Bad Guys: The Temptations of Splitting

9. Collaborative Work with Parents of Abused Children

10. The Unconscious Transmission of Abuse

11. The Interface between Legal and Psychodynamic Considerations

Conclusion