By Jean Mercer,Larry Sarner,Linda Rosa
Candace Newmaker was once an followed woman whose mom felt the kid suffered from an emotional sickness that avoided loving attachment. the mum sought attachment therapy―a fringe type of psychotherapy―for the kid and was once current at her demise by way of suffocation in the course of that remedy. this article examines the ideals of the girl's mom and the unlicensed therapists, displaying that the dying, even though accidental, used to be a logical consequence of this type of treatment.
The authors clarify criminal components that make it tricky to prohibit attachment treatment, regardless of its major hazards. a lot of the text's fabric is drawn from court docket testimony from the therapists' trial, and from eleven hours of videotape made whereas Candace was once forcibly held underneath a blanket via a number of adults through the remedy. This booklet additionally provides historical past connecting attachment remedy to century-old fringe remedies, explaining why they might attract an unsophisticated public. This ebook will entice basic readers, resembling mom and dad and adoption educators, in addition to to students and scholars in medical psychology, baby psychiatry, and social work.
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Attachment Therapy on Trial: The Torture and Death of Candace Newmaker (Child Psychology and Mental Health) by Jean Mercer,Larry Sarner,Linda Rosa