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Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica

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Abstract

MONDARDO, Anelise Hauschild  and  VALENTINA, Dóris Della. Child psychoterapy: the importance of attachment with the mother for the development of the child. Psicol. Reflex. Crit. [online]. 1998, vol.11, n.3, pp. 621-630. ISSN 0102-7972.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-79721998000300018.

The objective of the presente study was to discuss the importance of the mother´s presence on the child´s mental health development. As na illustration, we present a case study of an eight-year-old child submited to individual counseling. The child had clinical symptoms that suggested the possibility of na attention deficit and hyperactive disorder.

Keywords : Attention deficit; mother´s role; attachment.

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