Child Maltreatment: The Research Imperative And The Exportation Of Results To Clinical Contexts

Dante Cicchetti, Sheree L. Toth

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3 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNurturing Children and Families
Subtitle of host publicationBuilding on the Legacy of T. Berry Brazelton
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781405196000
StatePublished - Jul 21 2010


  • Biological and psychological sequelae - and maltreatment, path for maltreated children
  • Brazelton's recognition, of rhythmic and cyclical mother-infant interactions in early weeks of life
  • Child maltreatment, how negative caregiving experiences pose substantial risks
  • Child maltreatment, research imperative and exportation of results to clinical contexts
  • Children form representational models - relationship history with primary caregiver
  • Early intervention for maltreated preschoolers
  • Preschool-age children in CPP intervention - greater decline in maladaptive maternal representations
  • Prevention efforts for child maltreatment - public health, epidemiology and community psychology
  • Psycho-educational parenting intervention (PPI)
  • Translating maltreatment research into practice

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