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Attachment therapy on trial : the torture and death of Candace Newmaker

Author: Jean Mercer; Larry Sarner; Linda Rosa
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Series: Child psychology and mental health.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Candace Newmaker; Candace Newmaker; Candace Newmaker; Candace Newmaker
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Mercer; Larry Sarner; Linda Rosa
ISBN: 0275976750 9780275976750
OCLC Number: 51242100
Description: viii, 259 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Susanne Ayres Denham --
Introduction: Attachment therapy and its victims --
Case of Candace Newmaker. Candace's adoption and death : how a second chance became the last chance --
Backstory : people and systems behind Candace's death --
Candace's treatment : what they did and why they did it --
Facts behind Candace's case : realities of emotional development and childhood mental illness. Some facts about normal emotional development (and what the attachment therapists believed) --
When emotional life goes wrong : some facts about childhood mental illness versus the attachment therapists' beliefs --
Better treatment for Candace : how trained psychotherapists would have approached this case / Gerard Costa --
Preventing more cases like Candace's : problems and some possible solutions. Science and psychotherapy : is there evidence that attachment therapy is a valid treatment? --
Deceivers and the deceived : factors that made attachment therapy acceptable to parents and to practitioners --
Law and the child : how our legal system affected Candace Newmaker's life and death --
Conclusion --
Lawsuits and legislation : where do we go from here? --
Bibliography of materials relevant to attachment therapy.
Series Title: Child psychology and mental health.
Responsibility: Jean Mercer, Larry Sarner, and Linda Rosa ; with a chapter by Gerard Costa.
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