Caregiver-Infant Interaction as a Focus for Therapeutic Intervention with Human Infants

  • Leila Beckwith
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI)


This chapter will focus upon the effects of the postnatal environment upon behavioral capacity in high risk infants. Specifically it asks: By what process do at-risk infants from favorable environments overcome their deficits? What are the significant dimensions of such environments?


Social Status Obstetrical Complication Normal Infant Perinatal Complication Lower Social Status 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leila Beckwith
    • 1
  1. 1.Infant Studies ProjectRehabilitation InstituteLos AngelesUSA

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