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
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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