Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica
On-line version ISSN 1678-7153
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 1678-7153. 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.