This small book is a new edition of a popular volume first printed in 1936. It consists of 6 essays written by well known British psychoanalysts. Four of the contributors have died since publication. The best known are John Rickman, who was a distinguished psychiatrist, and who was responsible for editing this book, and Susan Isaacs, a well known educator and researcher in child development.
The aim of the authors was that of preventing behavior problems and neuroses through helping parents rear their children in a more healthy fashion psychologically.
- Copyright © 1953 by the American Academy of Pediatrics