Backwards in Time: A Study in Infant Observation by the Method of Esther Bick
This compact classic describes Alessandra Piontelli's experience of observing two babies over several years. These children came from diverse social, economic and familial backgrounds but a number of interesting similarities arose to make them a good choice for comparison out of the many babies observed by Dr Piontelli throughout her career. This book is required reading for all students and professionals involved in the important field of infant observation.
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