Infant Mental Health for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Advances in neuroscience with increased knowledge about the infant brain is changing the discipline of infant mental health (Gauthier, 2011). This advanced knowlege is also providing an expanded evidence base for interventions directed at the first year of life.
References and Resources:
Gorski, P. (2011). Infant mental health: The science, context, and meaning of formative relationships. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care, 41: 210-213.
Gauthier, Y. (2011). Child analysis in a changing world. Development of stucure and function in the infant brain: Implications for cognition, language and social behaviour. Neuroscience
Biobehavioural Review, 30: 1087-1105.
Infancy Studies Laboratory at Rutgers University: