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Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 36: The Origins and Organization of Adaptation and Maladaptation

Dante Cicchetti (Editor), Glenn I. Roisman (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-42273-1
479 pages
May 2011
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The Origins and Organization of Adaptation and Maladaptation provides scholars, students, and practitioners with access to the newest work of top tier scientists in psychology. This volume addresses issues relevant to the impact of attachment on romantic relationships in later adulthood. In addition, it explores cutting-edge issues in the field, heralding critical up-and-coming areas of scholarship. Academic researchers in developmental psychology, as well as developmental psychopathology will look forward to this volume.
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Contributors xiii

1 The Early History and Legacy of the Minnesota Parent-Child Longitudinal Study 1
Sarah C. Mangelsdorf

2 The Emotionate Child 13
Ross A. Thompson

3 Attachment, Temperament, and Adaptation: One Long Argument 55
Brian E. Vaughn and Nana Shin

4 Earned-Security in Retrospect: Emerging Insights from Longitudinal, Experimental, and Taxometric Investigations 109
Glenn I. Roisman and Katherine C. Haydon

5 Relationships Across the Lifespan: The Benefits of a Theoretically Based Longitudinal-Developmental Perspective 155
W. Andrew Collins, Peter LaFreniere, and Jeffry A. Simpson

6 Rethinking Adolescent States of Mind: A Relationship/Lifespan View of Attachment and Psychopathology 185
Roger Kobak and Kristyn Zajac

7 A Developmental Approach to Clinical Research, Classification, and Practice 231
Tuppett M. Yates, Keith B. Burt, and Michael F. Troy

8 Frightening Maternal Behavior, Infant Disorganization, and Risks for Psychopathology 283
Deborah Jacobvitz, Nancy Hazen, Maria Zaccagnino, Serena Messina, and Lauren Beverung

9 From Research to Practice: Developmental Contributions to the Field of Prevention Science 323
Sheree L. Toth, Robert C. Pianta, and Martha Farrell Erickson

10 Beyond Adversity, Vulnerability, and Resilience: Individual Differences in Developmental Plasticity 379
Jay Belsky and Michael Pluess

11 Pathways to Resilient Functioning in Maltreated Children: From Single-Level to Multilevel Investigations 423
Dante Cicchetti, Ph.D.

Author Index 461

Subject Index 473

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Author Information

Dante Cicchetti is McKnight Presidential Chair and Professor, Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Professor Cicchetti's major research interests lie in the formulation of an integrative developmental theory that can account for both normal and abnormal forms of growth.

Glen I. Roisman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests concern the legacy of early caregiving experiences as an organizing force in social, cognitive, and biological development across the lifespan.

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"...the book does serve as an excellent update of the field, and faculty wishing or needing to quickly come up to speed with the literature may be wise to start here." (PsycCRITIQUES, February 2012)
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