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Approaches to Diagnosing Regulatory Disorders in Infants

  • Sarah GroßEmail author
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Abstract

The diagnosis of regulatory disorders serves, firstly, to form a clear picture of the problems of the child, the parents, and the relationship and to identify approaches for targeted interventions; and secondly, to establish baseline values for subsequent therapy and progress evaluation. Diagnostic components always include an initial detailed history-taking, often a video recording of interaction sequences between parents and the infant, sometimes behavior records, such as crying, sleep, and feeding diaries, as well as self- and external evaluations using questionnaires and interviews. This chapter deals with the diagnosis of regulatory disorders in general, while the specific diagnosis of individual regulatory disorders is discussed in subsequent chapters.

Keywords

Diagnosis in infancy Diagnostic interview ICD-10 and DSM-V Zero to Three Psychodynamic diagnosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Psychosoziale Beratungsstelle, Studentenwerk HeidelbergUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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