Cool links

IASA

  • The International Association for the Study of Attachment (IASA) is a multi-disciplinary association of mental health professionals seeking to improve treatment of mental illness, child maltreatment, and criminality.
    Click www.iasa-dm.org for information about IASA activities, conferences and membership.

 

MSc in attachment studies based on the DMM

  • Steve Farnfield, D.S.W.
    Contact: Dr. Steve Farnfield
    email Dr. Farnfield
    University MSc programme in attachment studies at Roehampton University, London, UK.
    Click for more information on attachment studies.

 

Clinical institutes and Professional Journals

 

Websites

Research in DMM Attachment and Adaptation

Current & recently published research in DMM Attachment and Adaptation

International collaborations are noted parenthetically in the lead country. Click highlighted names to e-mail the researcher.

 

Australia

  • Kozlowska, Kasia, U Sydney (USA)
    Child/family psychiatric disorder, pain, validation of the SAA
  • Newman, Louise, Monash U (USA)
    Mothers with borderline personality disorder

 

Brazil

  • Ritter, Fabiana, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre
    Mothers and infants exposed prenatally to crack cocaine
  • Zavaschi, Lucrécia, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre
    Mothers and infants exposed prenatally to crack cocaine

 

Canada

  • Giesbrecht, Gerry, U Calgary
    Maternal depression
  • Letourneau, Nicole, U New Brunswick
    Maternal depression

 

Finland

 

Germany

  • Henning, Anne, Saarland U
    Early parent-infant interaction and social-cognitive development
  • Lengning, Anke, U Dortmund
    Effectiveness of early intervention
  • Fegert, Jörg, U Ulm CARE-Index properties, effectiveness of early intervention
  • Kuenster, Anne-Katrin, U Ulm
    Toddler interaction
  • Milch, Wolfgang, U Gießen
    Alexythemia and attachment
  • Sahhar, Nicola, U Dortmund
    Alexythemia and attachment
  • Zach, Ulrike, U Applied Sciences in Frankfurt
    Eating disorders and attachment
  • Ziegenhain, Ute, U Ulm
    Effectiveness of early intervention

 

Italy

  • Allegri, Marco, Firenze Psychotherapists’ attachment, functioning of parents of child patients
  • Baldoni, Franco, U Bologna
    Prematurity and attachment
  • Cena, Loredana, U Brescia
    Prematurity and attachment
  • Fagandini, Pinuccia, Ospedale Santa Maria Nuova
    Follow up of IVF children in infancy
  • Lambruschi, Furio, Scuola Bolognese di Psicoterapia Cognitiva (USA)
    Psychotherapists’ attachment, functioning of parents of child patients, prematurity & attachment
  • Landini, Andrea, Scuola Bolognese di Psicoterapia Cognitiva (USA)
    Psychotherapists’ attachment, functioning of parents of child patients
  • Masè, Dolores, Brescia
    Psychotherapists’ attachment, functioning of parents of child patients
  • Nuccini, Francesca, Ospedale Santa Maria Nuova
    Follow up of IVF children in infancy
  • Pistolesi, Elisabetta, Firenze
    Psychotherapists’ attachment, functioning of parents of child patients

 

Norway

 

Portugal

  • Fuertes, Marina, Harvard U (USA)
    Prematurity, low income, and evolutionary fitness

 

Russia

 

Sweden

  • Lodnert, Gabrielle, RINDI Psychology (SW)
    Self-protective strategies and sexual disorder

 

UK

  • Barlow, Jane, U Warwick
    Effectiveness of early intervention
  • Farnfield, Steve, Roehampton U
    Adoption
  • Fonagy, Peter, U London/Baylor School of Medicine (USA)
    fMRI evidence for patterns of attachment, mother-infant transmission
  • Robson, Katrina (USA)
    Validation of the School-aged Assessment of Attachment
  • Svanberg, P.O., (USA)
    Effectiveness of reflective video feedback with CARE-Index screening in primary prevention
  • Tooby, Alison (USA)
    Validation of the School-aged Assessment of Attachment

 

USA

  • Chiudo, Lisa, Wayne State U
    Comparing DMM & ABCD attachment in preschool-aged children
  • Crittenden, Patricia, Family Relations Institute
    DMM & ABCD attachment, school-aged children’s attachment, forensic applications
  • Kidwell, Shari, Morehead U
    Preschool-aged children’s emotional development
  • Kwako, Laura, NIH
    Effects on children’s attachment of mothers’ sexual abuse as children
  • Mayes, Linda, Yale U
    Maternal cocaine use
  • Mennet, Lisa, U Washington
    Effects of early intervention on attachment
  • Muzik, Maria, U Michigan
    Effects of early intervention on attachment
  • Noll, Jennie, U Cincinnati
    Three generations of effects of child sexual abuse
  • Oghalai, John, Stanford U Interaction in children with cochlear implants
  • Ostler, Teresa, U Illinois
    Maternal psychopathology, child protection
  • Shah, Prachi, U Michigan
    fMRI evidence for patterns of attachment, mother-infant transmission
  • Spieker, Susan, U Washington
    Comparing DMM and ABCD attachment in preschool children, effects of early intervention on attachment
  • Strathearn, Lane, Baylor College of Medicine
    Cocaine use by mothers, fMRI evidence of attachment, mother-infant transmission