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A Girl’s ChildhoodPsychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study Center$
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Linda C. Mayes and Stephen Lassonde

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300117592

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300117592.001.0001

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Back in the Day: Child Psychoanalytic Emphases in the Yale Longitudinal Study Psychotherapy of “Nancy Miles”

Back in the Day: Child Psychoanalytic Emphases in the Yale Longitudinal Study Psychotherapy of “Nancy Miles”

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A Girl’s Childhood
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T. WAYNE DOWNEY

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300117592.003.0011

This chapter examines how siblings and families influence a child's development by taking the psychoanalytic psychotherapy of a girl, “Nancy Miles,” as a manageable sample of the data from the Yale Child Study Center's Yale Longitudinal Study (YLS). It offers an interpretation of the process notes resulting from the sessions between Nancy and her therapist. Furthermore, it considers how Nancy's temperamental givens—such as her internal proclivity for passivity and withdrawal in the world outside her family—interacts with external frictions in the process of internalization. It also discusses the role of trauma in child development. Finally, it looks at the therapist's manner of capturing the play narrative involving Nancy.

Keywords:   siblings, families, psychotherapy, Yale Longitudinal Study, childhood, process notes, internalization, trauma, child development, play narrative

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