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The Brain-Mind Conundrum: The Rise of Quantum Biology

Publication Date: 
March, 2020

In this paper, the author addresses central issues of consciousness, free will, and the brain-mind relationship and how this applies to pre- and perinatal psychology. 

Traumatic Birth History as a Predictor for Burnout in NICU Nurses: Time for a Paradigm Shift

Publication Date: 
December, 2019

In this article, the author discusses a a study exploring the novel concept that nurses’ traumatic perinatal histories may be associated with their burnout.

Book Review by Stephanie DeRosier: Cordless by Thomas Raphael Verny

Publication Date: 
September, 2019

This is a review of Thomas Verny's poetry collection, Cordless.

A Meta-Synthesis Exploring the Experience of Postpartum Psychosis

Publication Date: 
September, 2019

This article aimed to systematically locate and critically appraise relevant qualitative research regarding the experience of postpartum psychosis. It also aimed to use a meta-ethnographic approach to synthesize the findings of identified papers and answer the research question, “What is the experience of having postpartum psychosis?” 

Vincent van Gogh: The Impact of Events in His Early Life on His Artwork

Publication Date: 
June, 2019

This article examines the link between the painter Vincent van Gogh’s creative activity and the influence of his earliest relational experiences on his work and paintings.

Conscious Conception: Foundations of Emotional Development and Considerations for Professionals Working with Families

Publication Date: 
June, 2019

This article discusses ways conscious conception encompasses physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical considerations that prepare parents to welcome, nurture, and parent their baby, and that form foundations for bonding and secure attachment.

Mothers’ Perceptions of Their Infants

Publication Date: 
June, 2019

This article discusses a 44-item questionnaire developed to investigate the axes along which maternal models are organized. It was predicted that two primary axes, warmth and invasiveness, would be identified, and questionnaire data were collected from mothers in Great Britain and Hungary. The predicted axes were confirmed and a 14-item short-form questionnaire, with good psychometric properties, was derived.

Forms of Expression of a Preverbal Reality in Child Psychotherapy

Publication Date: 
June, 2019

Preverbal contents need special attention in the therapeutic process, due to their difficult accessibility and the tendency to be actuated in the therapeutic relationship. In this article, the author describes how essential steps in intrauterine development are linked to the symbolic representation of the mother-child unit and emphasizes the importance of body-related experiences in curing preverbal traumas. 

The Calming Womb Family Therapy Model: Bonding Mother and Baby from Pregnancy Forward

Publication Date: 
March, 2019

This article describes the benefits of The Calming Womb Family Therapy Model (CWFTM) is a multi-modal, integrative, early intervention approach to treating mothers and their babies from conception through the first year postnatally.

Delphi Birth Professional Study: Factors Needed for Pre- and Perinatal Parenting Programs

Publication Date: 
December, 2018

Using a three-round hybrid Delphi methodology, the current study utilized a panel of “expert” birth professionals (n=20 after three rounds) to examine content and logistical factors that may be most effective for inclusion in the design, development, and delivery of pre- and perinatal (PPN) parenting programs of the 21st century.

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