The lectures of the famous British child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst addressed to pediatricians, internists, obstetricians, nurses, and, of course, parents. For parents and expectant moms and dads – this book is immensely important because it relieves the unfounded anxiety and instills confidence. It describes and analyzes motherhood as it is, without horror and embellishment. For example, the feeling of total absorption in newborn, bordering on extinction of self, depression and irritation, fear of being “a bad mother”, the strange behavior of the child.
Professionals will be pleasantly surprised or, conversely, puzzled and a little shocked, but I’ll get food for thought.
Probably, Winnicott was also a kind man.
It is difficult to write the Foreword to the book, which is not like him, but maybe even harder to the one that is admired. I want to use some superlatives, and I think, I myself would this Preface did not believe. But what to do if the book of Winnicott is really an absolutely unique phenomenon in the psychological and psychoanalytic literature, and his figure is seen standing at the gates of modern non-classical analysis may be a kind of measure things.
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Every day our children come from school (kindergarten) and while we, moms, are busy with housework, they spend their leisure time at computers and televisions, where time to watch cartoons, play dress up games. “What cartoons began to show now? And how do they affect the baby?», – more often parents too late think about it, because it is now formed identity of the children, their psyche, Outlook, ability to distinguish between good and evil.
With cartoon adaptations your child builds in the mind set of images associated with a man and a woman. Especially important is the image of the girl in contemporary fairy tales, not how she looks, and her consciousness and habits – after all, if you have a girl, she is looking for a example on the “big screen”, and the boy – shapes in the subconscious ideal woman, which then connects life. The researchers concluded that female gender, in the movie of our time, lost neatness, modesty, romance, and approached more to the crafty, gloating and physiological needs. In the eyes of a child, a good and kind human qualities may lose value. As for children’s vision male image on the screen – here the situation is no better.
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American marketers appreciate the “use value” child $100 thousand – that’s the number one American should spend on purchases throughout her life . E ugodno the average American child sees 40 thousand television commercials.
In the early 1990-ies, when the U.S. was spent annually on advertising aimed at children, not more than $100 million American parents and teachers worried that there is a growing generation that will take the most important amount of money and property.
In 2000-ies in America on advertising for children is spent annually to $12 billion.
Allen KannerAllen Kanner, a psychologist from Wright research Institute, believes that among children growing consumer sentiment. “Children become greedy consumers”, – says the psychologist. ” When I ask them, what are you going to do when I grow up, they respond that will make the money. When they discuss their friends, they talk about their clothes, the brands of clothes they wear, and not on their human qualities.”
Age requirement for advertising, is constantly decreasing. Now two-year-old child Continue reading