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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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The Longitudinal Study and Its Setting

The Longitudinal Study and Its Setting

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(p.71) 3 The Longitudinal Study and Its Setting
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A Girl’s Childhood
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David A. Carlson

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300117592.003.0004

This chapter examines the institutional history of the Yale Longitudinal Study (YLS) within its regional intellectual and disciplinary context. In particular, it looks at the so-called “New Haven-Stockbridge Group,” represented by the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and the Western New England Psychoanalytic Society in New Haven, Connecticut. The chapter focuses on a network of behavioral and social scientists with orientation in psychoanalysis, including John Dollard, Erik Erikson, Anna Freud, Jules Coleman, and August B. Hollingshead. These figures are located in a professional landscape that includes the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, the Austen Riggs Center, and New Haven's Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis.

Keywords:   psychoanalysis, Yale Longitudinal Study, New Haven-Stockbridge Group, Austen Riggs Center, Western New England Psychoanalytic Society, Connecticut, social scientists, Erik Erikson, New York Psychoanalytic Institute, Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis

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