Infant mental health needs a model of service delivery

Astrid Berg


The concept of infant mentally health is generally not well known in communities and in those who provide care for young children. A plea is made for greater awareness of the importance of the early care-giving environment through improved training of health care workers on all levels.

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Astrid Berg, UCT

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infant mental health, attachment relationship, early intervention

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South African Medical Journal 2011;101(10):684.

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Date submitted: 2011-09-14
Date published: 2011-09-28

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