➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
United Kingdom: Experts express concerns over infant mental health assessment (Press release)
University of Cambridge – October 11, 2017
Forty world experts on child development and mental health have released a joint statement calling for caution when applying an influential classification for assessing infant mental health and potential cases of abuse. The consensus statement, published in the journal Attachment & Human Development, highlights the appropriate use and current limitations of a classification known as ‘Disorganised Infant Attachment’, which has been in use for over 30 years.