Resources and Links

Useful books and articles:

Charles Zeanah (ed). (2018). Handbook of Infant Mental Health. (4th edition). New York: The Guildford Press.

Selma Fraiberg, Edna Adelson & Vivian Shapiro. (1975). Ghosts in the Nursery: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Problems of Impaired Infant-Mother Relationships. Journal of American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 14(3), 387-422, available via 

Alicia F Lieberman, Elena Padron, Patricia Van Horn & William W Harris. (2005). Angels in the Nursery: The Intergenerational Transmission of Benevolent Parental Influences. Infant Mental Health Journal, 26(6), 504-520.

Sarah Mares, Louise Newman, & Beulah Warren (2011). Clinical Skills in Infant Mental Health, The First Three Years (2nd Edition). Acer Press


Web Resource Links:

World Association for Infant Mental Health

Perspectives in Infant Mental Health Publication

Zero To Three – National Centre for Infants and Toddlers and Families

Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health

Young Ballymun


The Association for Infant Mental Health UK – AIMH (UK)

Irish Association for Infant Mental Health clg         Charity (Auth) No: 19200  

Company Reg: 538019    

Directors: Marie McSweeney, Ella Lovett, Audrey Lonergan